In this chapter, we will cover the following recipes:
In this chapter, we will look at cluster planning and some of the important aspects of cluster utilization.
Although this is a recipe book, it is good to have an understanding on the Hadoop cluster layout, network components, operating system, disk arrangements, and memory. We will try to cover some of the fundamental concepts on cluster planning and a few formulas to estimate the cluster size.
Let's say we are ready with our big data initiative and want to take the plunge into ...