Configuring Hadoop in pseudo-distributed mode

Pseudo-distributed mode refers to a Hadoop cluster configuration that contains only one node. This mode can be helpful for debugging and validation purposes. In this recipe, we will outline steps to configure Hadoop in pseudo-distributed mode.

Getting ready

Before configuring Hadoop in pseudo-distributed mode, we assume that we have a machine, for example, the master node of the Hadoop cluster, with Linux installed. We also assume that all the necessary tools have been installed and properly configured.

  • The most important dependent software is Java, which is the programming language and library that Hadoop is based on. To check that Java has been properly installed, we can use the following command: ...

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