Troubleshooting Cluster Deployments

Once you really start to play around with your HDInsight clusters, you are bound to end up with problems. Whether the problems are related to the manual or programmatic deployments of clusters or submitting your MapReduce jobs, troubleshooting is the art of logically removing the roadblocks that stand between you and your Big Data solution. This chapter will focus specifically on common cluster-deployment failure scenarios and ways to investigate them.

Cluster Creation

As you saw in Chapter 3, creating a cluster using either Quick Create or Custom Create involves a sequence of operations that need ...

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