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Hadoop Cluster Deployment by Danil Zburivsky

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Chapter 1. Setting Up Hadoop Cluster – from Hardware to Distribution

Hadoop is a free and open source distributed storage and computational platform. It was created to allow storing and processing large amounts of data using clusters of commodity hardware. In the last couple of years, Hadoop became a de facto standard for the big data projects. In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • Choosing Hadoop cluster hardware
  • Hadoop distributions
  • Choosing OS for the Hadoop cluster

This chapter will give an overview of the Hadoop philosophy when it comes to choosing and configuring hardware for the cluster. We will also review the different Hadoop distributions, the number of which is growing every year. This chapter will explain the similarities ...

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