Hadoop, a platform developed by The Apache Software Foundation, is a popular open-source Big Data platform for distributed processing of large datasets across clusters of computers. Each system in Apache Hadoop acts as a storage device and as a computation ...
Big data companies are attracting big investments from venture capitalists. But which startups are garnering the most funding? Venture capitalists made more big data investments than ever before in 2012, and a few more deals have already closed in 2013. ...
The advent of the Internet and World Wide Web changed many things in the technology landscape. Information began to become widely accessible. Individuals began to connect with one another online. Merchants began to market and sell their products digitally, sometimes ...
The emergence of YARN for the Hadoop 2.0 platform has opened the door to new tools and applications that promise to allow more companies to reap the benefits of big data in ways never before possible with outcomes possibly never ...
Hadoop is designed to run on large clusters of commodity servers – in many cases spanning many physical racks of servers. A physical rack is in many cases a single point of failure (for example, having typically a single switch ...
Which operating system(s) are supported for production Hadoop deployment?
The main supported operating system is Linux. However, with some additional software Hadoop can be deployed on Windows.
What is the role of the namenode?
The namenode is the "brain" of the Hadoop cluster ...
By Steve Jones
Ok so Hadoop is the bomb, Hadoop is the schizzle, Hadoop is here to solve world hunger and all problems. Now I've talked before about some of the challenges around Hadoop for enterprises but here are six reasons that ...
Which are the three modes in which Hadoop can be run?
The three modes in which Hadoop can be run are:
1. standalone (local) mode
2. Pseudo-distributed mode
3. Fully distributed mode
What are the features of Stand alone (local) mode?
In stand-alone mode there are ...
History of Hadoop
Spotlight on the early history of Hadoop
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What is MapReduce?
"Cluster Computing and MapReduce Lecture" series in YouTube
What is Hadoop?
What is HDFS?
The paper covers most of ...
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