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Hadoop 2 Quick-Start Guide: Learn the Essentials of Big Data Computing in the Apache Hadoop 2 Ecosystem by Douglas Eadline

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1. Background and Concepts

In This Chapter:

Image The Apache Hadoop project is introduced along with a working definition of Big Data.

Image The concept of a Hadoop data lake is developed and contrasted with traditional data storage methods.

Image A basic overview of the Hadoop MapReduce process is presented.

Image The evolution of Hadoop version 1 (V1) to Hadoop version ...

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