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:
- Cloudera Quickstart VM—http://www.cloudera.com/content/cloudera-content/cloudera-docs/DemoVMs/Cloudera-QuickStart-VM/cloudera_quickstart_vm.html
- Hortonworks Sandbox—http://hortonworks.com/products/hortonworkssandbox/
- MapR Sandbox for Hadoop—http://doc.mapr.com/display/MapR/MapR+Sandbox+for+Hadoop
A.1. Code for the book
Before we get to the instructions for installing Hadoop, let’s ...