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 ...
Hadoop-2.3.0 is the first release for the year 2014, and brings a number of enhancements to the core platform, in particular to HDFS. There are a lot of bug fixes and small changes in this one - you can read ...
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 ...
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
The history of Hadoop: From 4 nodes to the future of data
Big Ideas: Demystifying Hadoop
What is MapReduce?
"Cluster Computing and MapReduce Lecture" series in YouTube
What is Hadoop?
What is HDFS?
The paper covers most of ...