Installing and configuring Hadoop

We will consider Hadoop installation using two methods: using a TAR file on Ubuntu and using the .rpm file on Red Hat distros. We will have a basic, running Hadoop cluster, and then we will set up an HBase cluster in detail. Execute the following steps:

  1. Download Hadoop v2, the stable version of which is available at If you want a version other than the one we use here, you can always visit and download the version that you want to install.
  2. We can download Hadoop using the wget command, as follows:
    Wget <full link of file which you get by clicking on the link and getting copy link address in web browser>

    Alternatively, ...

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