Appendix. Installing Hadoop and friends

This appendix contains instructions on how to install Hadoop and other tools that are used in the book.

Getting started quickly with Hadoop

The quickest way to get up and running with Hadoop is to download a preinstalled virtual machine from one of the Hadoop vendors. Following is a list of the popular VMs:

A.1. Code for the book

Before we get to the instructions for installing Hadoop, let’s ...

Get Hadoop in Practice, Second Edition now with the O’Reilly learning platform.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from nearly 200 publishers.