Hadoop For Dummies
By Dirk deRoos
Publisher: Wiley / For Dummies
Final Release Date: March 2014
Pages: 408

Learn to:

  • Understand the value of big data and how Hadoop can help manageit
  • Navigate the Hadoop 2 ecosystem and create clusters
  • Use applications for data mining, problem-solving, analytics,and more

The easy-to-use, practical guide to using Hadoop for bigdata

With most of the world’s data created in only the past twoyears, Hadoop has emerged as the definitive computing paradigm tohandle big data. This comprehensive guide from IBM big data expertsprovides a hands-on resource for those who want to dig into thedetails of HDFS and MapReduce to take data storage and processingto the next level.

  • Get started with Hadoop — discover the origins of Hadoop,the realities of worldwide data growth, and practical use cases forthis revolutionary platform
  • Under the Hadoop hood — dig into Hadoop’sdistributed framework, including HDFS and MapReduce and the besttools for working with data in Hadoop
  • Hadoop and structured data — modernize data warehouseswith Hadoop and discover data utilities like HBase, Hive, andSqoop
  • Hands on with Hadoop — get your hands dirty with detailson configuring Hadoop clusters and an overview of day-to-day Hadoopadministration
  • Take your Hadoop knowledge to the next level — useadditional Hadoop resources to understand the technology at adeeper level

Open the book and find:

  • Coverage of the Hadoop 2 ecosystem and Yarn
  • Real-world use cases to help you get started
  • Details on Hadoop distributions and cluster setup
  • How to use Oozie for scheduling workflows
  • How to add structure with Hive and HBase
  • Details on running native SQL queries on Hive
  • On-premise and cloud deployment options for Hadoop
  • The challenges faced by administrators
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