Deploy and Configure a Single-Node Hadoop Cluster

Hands-On Lab


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Myles Young

BigData Training Architect II in Content





Many cloud platforms and third-party service providers offer Hadoop as a service or VM/container image. This lowers the barrier of entry for those wishing to get started with Hadoop by using such services as a Hadoop newcomer, which obfuscates the process of deploying, configuring, and managing Hadoop. In this hands-on learning activity, you are given the opportunity to deploy a single-node Hadoop cluster in a pseudo-distributed configuration. Doing so demonstrates the deployment and configuration of each individual component of Hadoop for when you want to start working with a multi-node cluster to separate and cluster Hadoop services. In this learning activity, you are given the opportunity to exercise the following: Installing Java Deploying Hadoop from an archive file Configuring Hadoop's JAVA_HOME Configuring the default filesystem for Hadoop Configuring HDFS replication Setting up passwordless SSH Formatting the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) Starting Hadoop Creating files and directories in Hadoop Examining a text file with a MapReduce job

What are Hands-On Labs?

Hands-On Labs are scenario-based learning environments where learners can practice without consequences. Don't compromise a system or waste money on expensive downloads. Practice real-world skills without the real-world risk, no assembly required.