Chapter 17

Administering Your Hadoop Cluster

arrow Seeing why having a well-running Hadoop cluster is good for you

arrow Exploring administration commands

arrow Improving performance and setting benchmarks

arrow Planning for when things go wrong

arrow Working with Apache Hadoop’s Capacity Scheduler

arrow Dealing with security issues

arrow Adding resources to your administrator toolset

You’ll want to keep your Hadoop cluster running smoothly and at a high level of performance. For that to happen, you need to master the mysteries of Hadoop administration. Part of this process involves careful planning to ensure that you deploy and configure appropriate hardware for your Hadoop cluster, the use of judicious benchmarking to evaluate performance, and a good understanding of the anticipated workloads.

Complicating matters a bit ...

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