OpenStack Sahara Essentials

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  • Integrate and Install Sahara with OpenStack environment
  • Learn Sahara architecture under the hood
  • Rapidly configure and scale Hadoop clusters on top of OpenStack
  • Explore the Sahara REST API to create, deploy and manage a Hadoop cluster
  • Learn the Elastic Processing Data (EDP) facility to execute jobs in clusters from Sahara
  • Cover other Hadoop stable plugins existing supported by Sahara
  • Discover different features provided by Sahara for Hadoop provisioning and deployment
  • Learn how to troubleshoot OpenStack Sahara issues

The Sahara project is a module that aims to simplify the building of data processing capabilities on OpenStack.

The goal of this book is to provide a focused, fast paced guide to installing, configuring, and getting started with integrating Hadoop with OpenStack, using Sahara.

The book should explain to users how to deploy their data-intensive Hadoop and Spark clusters on top of OpenStack. It will also cover how to use the Sahara REST API, how to develop applications for Elastic Data Processing on Openstack, and setting up hadoop or spark clusters on Openstack.

  • A fast paced guide to help you utilize the benefits of Sahara in OpenStack to meet the Big Data world of Hadoop.
  • A step by step approach to simplify the complexity of Hadoop configuration, deployment and maintenance.
Page Count 178
Course Length 5 hours 20 minutes
ISBN 9781785885969
Date Of Publication 24 Apr 2016


Omar Khedher

Omar Khedher is a systems and network engineer. He has been involved in several cloud-related project based on AWS and OpenStack. He spent few years as cloud system engineer with talented teams to architect infrastructure in the public cloud at Fyber in Berlin.

Omar wrote few academic publications for his PhD targeting cloud performance and was the author of Mastering OpenStack, OpenStack Sahara Essentials and co-authored the second edition of the Mastering OpenStack books by Packt.