Deploy a Hadoop cluster in a cloud environment using Packt’s new book and eBook

December 2013 | Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the publication of its new book Hadoop Cluster Deployment by Danil Zburivsky. This practical guide will explain how to install, configure, and tie all major Hadoop components together. The print book is 126 pages long and is competitively priced at $34.99, whilst the eBook and Kindle versions are available for $17.84.

About the author:
Danil Zburivsky is a database professional with a focus on open source technologies. He started his career as a MySQL database administrator and is currently working as a consultant at Pythian, a global data infrastructure management company. He is involved in building a number of Hadoop clusters for customers in the financial, entertainment, and communication sectors.

Hadoop is a free, Java-based programming framework that supports the processing of large data sets in a distributed computing environment, an approach that lowers the risk of catastrophic system failure, even if a significant number of nodes become inoperative. Companies are realizing the value of collecting, retaining, and analyzing as much data as possible. They are therefore rushing to implement the next generation of data platforms, and Hadoop is the centerpiece of these platforms.

Hadoop Cluster Deployment is a practical guide filled with examples which teach the reader how to successfully build a data platform using Hadoop. It is a step-by-step tutorial filled with practical examples explaining how to build and manage a Hadoop cluster along with its intricacies.This book will help the reader to avoid common pitfalls, follow best practices, and go beyond the basics when building a Hadoop cluster.

This book will teach the reader to to install and configure several of the most popular Hadoop ecosystem projects including Hive, Impala, and Sqoop, and you will also be given a sneak peek into the pros and cons of using Hadoop in the cloud.

The topics covered in this book are as follows:
Chapter 1: Setting Up Hadoop Cluster – from Hardware to Distribution
Chapter 2: Installing and Configuring Hadoop
Chapter 3: Configuring the Hadoop Ecosystem
Chapter 4: Securing Hadoop Installation
Chapter 5: Monitoring Hadoop Cluster
Chapter 6: Deploying Hadoop to the Cloud

About Packt:
Packt is one of the most prolific and fastest-growing tech book publishers in the world. Originally focused on open source software, Packt books focus on practicality, recognizing that readers are ultimately concerned with getting the job done. Packt’s digitally-focused business model allows them to publish up-to-date books in very specific areas.


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