Tag Archive: VMware

Feb 12

What I Learned About MapR

MapR, based in San Jose, California, provides a commercial version of Hadoop noted for its fast performance.  This week at the Strata Conference, I got a chance to talk to the folks at MapR and found out how MapR differentiates itself from other Hadoop offerings. The fast speed of MapR appears to come from its …

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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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