Apache Hadoop Cluster Setup

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The following link is to the Apache tutorial on setting up a clustered node instance of Hadoop.

If one has a machine (or a small handful of machines) with enough RAM and CPU cores, VMware or VirtualBox could easily be used to simulate a larger cluster of nodes.

Purpose

This document describes how to install, configure and manage non-trivial Hadoop clusters ranging from a few nodes to extremely large clusters with thousands of nodes.

To play with Hadoop, you may first want to install Hadoop on a single machine (seeĀ Single Node Setup).

Cluster Setup

Via: Apache Hadoop