Category: Tutorials

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May 27

Top 10 Presentations for Learning Hadoop on SlideShare

If you want to learn how to use Hadoop for big data, you’ll need to learn about MapReduce, Pig, and Hive.  See this collection of Top 10 Presentations available free to the public on SlideShare that will help you get a better understanding of Hadoop HDFS, the MapReduce algorithm, the Pig Latin language, and the …

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Apr 07

List of Free Big Data and Hadoop Conference Videos from 2013 Q1

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Did you miss all the fantastic Big Data and Hadoop conferences in the first quarter of 2013?  Perhaps you had wanted to go, but were unable to travel to the conferences or did not have sufficient budget to attend.  Fortunately, you can still watch some of the conference videos and presentations online.  Although a complete …

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Feb 27

Get New Free “Hadoop illuminated” Book and Review

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The new “Hadoop Illuminated” book has arrived today!  See below for how you can read it online for free.  Read it today to make progress on your way toward becoming a Hadoop professional for the Big Data revolution.  Read my review below to find out more. Free open access download of the Hadoop Illuminated book …

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Jan 27

How to Install VMware Player for Hadoop Tutorials

The easiest way to run Hadoop on your Windows computer in order to run Hadoop demos and tutorials would be to install VMware Player, then install a virtual hadoop server image from Cloudera, Hortonworks, or MapR.  See below for instructions on how to install VMware Player on Windows. 1. Download “VMware Player for Windows 32-bit …

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Jan 27

Install Hadoop on Windows in 3 Easy Steps for Hortonworks Sandbox Tutorial

Did you know that you can easily install a simple single-node Hadoop cluster on your Windows PC or laptop?  Normally, Hadoop runs on Unix computers.  However, thanks to modern virtualization technology, you can run a complete sandbox version of Hadoop within a virtual Linux server on your personal computer, for free.  This installation is ideal …

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