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OpenStack Sahara Essentials by Omar Khedher

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Chapter 3. Using OpenStack Sahara

In the previous chapter, we have brought the OpenStack environment up and running. The Sahara project has been included and is ready to be used. In this chapter, we will start using Sahara to create a Hadoop cluster. Of course, running an Apache Hadoop cluster on top of OpenStack might require few planning considerations. This can include what type of instances will be assigned to the Hadoop cluster, image types, network setup, and storage backend. The following points will be highlighted:

  • Understanding node types in Sahara for a Hadoop cluster
  • Preparing an image for Hadoop nodes
  • Configuring a network for a Hadoop cluster
  • Creating and managing a Hadoop cluster using CLI
  • Creating and managing a Hadoop cluster using ...

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