Giraph in the Cloud

This chapter contains

  • A high-level architectural overview of cloud computing
  • An analysis of specific requirements graph processing presents in the cloud
  • A deep dive into using Giraph on a public cloud provided by Amazon

As you learned in previous chapters, Giraph leverages Hadoop clusters as its main execution framework and can fetch data from multiple different sources, not just HDFS. This makes Giraph applications ideally suited for running on a shared infrastructure provided by various public and private cloud computing platforms. Utilizing cloud computing services lets you focus on graph processing, while the ...

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