Introduction

This book is a concise guide to getting started with Hadoop and getting the most out of your Hadoop clusters. My early experiences with Hadoop were wonderful and stressful. While Hadoop supplied the tools to scale applications, it lacked documentation on how to use the framework effectively. This book provides that information. It enables you to rapidly and painlessly get up to speed with Hadoop. This is the book I wish was available to me when I started using Hadoop.

Who This Book Is For

This book has three primary audiences: developers who are relatively new to Hadoop or MapReduce and must scale their applications using Hadoop; system administrators who must deploy and manage the Hadoop clusters; and application designers looking ...

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