Learn to design and manage Hadoop Cluster using Packt's new Book and eBook

August 2013 | Cookbooks, Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the release of Hadoop Operations and Cluster Management Cookbook, a practical and hands-on guide to configuring a Hadoop cluster from bare metal hardware nodes. It will help readers to understand how Hadoop works and guide them through cluster management tasks. The book is out now and available from Packt in print and all the popular eBook formats.

About the Author:

Shumin Guo is a PhD student of Computer Science at Wright State University in Dayton, OH. His research fields include Cloud Computing and Social Computing. He is enthusiastic about open source technologies and has been working as a System Administrator, Programmer, and Researcher at State Street Corp. and LexisNexis.

Hadoop Operations and Cluster Management Cookbook explains real-world, big data problems and the features of Hadoop that enables it to handle such problems. It breaks down the mystery of managing a Hadoop cluster through a number of clear, practical recipes.

This book starts by going step-by-step through installing and configuring a Hadoop cluster, while explaining hardware selection and networking considerations. It will also cover how to secure a Hadoop cluster with Kerberos, configuring cluster high availability, and monitoring a cluster. The book also explains how to build a Hadoop cluster on the Amazon EC2 cloud. Readers will be able to solve specific problems using individual self-contained code recipes, or work through the book to develop their capabilities. This book is packed with easy-to-follow code and commands used for illustration, which makes the learning curve easy and quick.

Hadoop Operations and Cluster Management Cookbook covers the following essential topics:

Chapter 1: Big Data and Hadoop
Chapter 2: Preparing for Hadoop Installation
Chapter 3: Configuring a Hadoop Cluster
Chapter 4: Managing a Hadoop Cluster
Chapter 5: Hardening a Hadoop Cluster
Chapter 6: Monitoring a Hadoop Cluster
Chapter 7: Tuning a Hadoop Cluster for Best Performance
Chapter 8: Building a Hadoop Cluster with Amazon EC2 and S3

This book is for Hadoop cluster system administrators with Unix/Linux system management experience who are looking to get a good grounding in how to set up and manage a Hadoop cluster. Readers are assumed to have some experience in Unix/Linux command line already, as well as being familiar with network communication basics. More information about the book can be found on the Packt book web-page.


Hadoop Operations and Cluster Management Cookbook
Over 60 recipes showing you how to design, configure, manage, monitor and tune a Hadoop cluster

For more information, please visit book page

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