Installing Hadoop

Here we set up and configure a single-node Hadoop installation so that you can quickly perform simple operations using Hadoop MapReduce and the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS). Installation is easy on Linux platforms than on Windows. Windows requires building Hadoop from source or using a pre-compiled binary for windows which is available here. Version…

Hadoop File Formats

Hadoop can store and process unstructured data like video, text, etc. This is a significant advantage for Hadoop. However, there are many, perhaps more, uses of Hadoop with structured or “flexibly structured” data, meaning it can have fields added, changed or removed over time and even vary amongst concurrently ingested records. Many of the file format…

Hadoop

Apache Hadoop is an open source framework for distributed storage and processing of large sets of data on commodity hardware. Hadoop enables businesses to quickly gain insight from massive amounts of structured and unstructured data. Numerous Apache Software Foundation projects make up the services required by an enterprise to deploy, integrate and work with Hadoop. The Hadoop data…