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Making Sense of the Wild World of Hadoop

If you still can t figure out what exactly Hadoop is don t worry you re not alone. But hopefully this multi-part blog series will help Hadoop is very difficult to understand if like most people you re gathering bits and pieces of info he...

Seduced by the Big Data meme: Hadoop vs the Public Cloud

Currently Cloudera is in the news for all the wrong reasons Cloudera stock down 42 Since Cloudera now also incorporates Hortonworks the current issues are just the latest in the Big Data woes. Apparently the third vendor commercialising open...

How to Install and Run Hadoop on Windows for Beginners

Introduction Hadoop is a software framework from Apache Software Foundation that is used to store and process Big Data. It has two main components; Hadoop Distributed File System HDFS its storage system and MapReduce is its data processing framew...


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