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Pro Hadoop

Venner, Jason

2009, 440 p.

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  • The first full book to market of any type on Hadoop.
  • Cloud computing is a very hot new area, Hadoop is almost certain to be a part of its rise, and for any hip cloud computing programmer, learning Pro Hadoop is the best bet at getting in on it.
  • Merrill Lynch’s analysts predicted in August 2008 that the annual global market for cloud computing will be $95 billion by 2013.
  • Major cloud campaigns from Google, Microsoft, Yahoo, Amazon will soon become very evident, stimulating huge interest.
  • Author, Jason Venner, is uniquely qualified to write a professional-level Hadoop book. As principal engineer of a startup specializing in Hadoop since Hadoop’s first public release, Jason Venner’s had opportunities to commit, and fix, the most common beginner mistakes and to learn the most important early lessons in using Hadoop

You've heard the hype about Hadoop: it runs petabyte–scale data mining tasks insanely fast, it runs gigantic tasks on clouds for absurdly cheap, it's been heavily committed to by tech giants like IBM, Yahoo!, and the Apache Project, and it's completely open-source (thus free). But what exactly is it, and more importantly, how do you even get a Hadoop cluster up and running?

From Apress, the name you've come to trust for hands–on technical knowledge, Pro Hadoop brings you up to speed on Hadoop. You learn the ins and outs of MapReduce; how to structure a cluster, design, and implement the Hadoop file system; and how to build your first cloud–computing tasks using Hadoop. Learn how to let Hadoop take care of distributing and parallelizing your software—you just focus on the code, Hadoop takes care of the rest.

Best of all, you'll learn from a tech professional who's been in the Hadoop scene since day one. Written from the perspective of a principal engineer with down–in–the–trenches knowledge of what to do wrong with Hadoop, you learn how to avoid the common, expensive first errors that everyone makes with creating their own Hadoop system or inheriting someone else's.

Skip the novice stage and the expensive, hard–to–fix mistakes...go straight to seasoned pro on the hottest cloud–computing framework with Pro Hadoop. Your productivity will blow your managers away.

Content Level » Popular/general

Keywords » Debugging - Open Source - design - productivity - software

Related subjects » Computer Science

Table of contents 

  1. Getting Started with Hadoop Core
  2. The Basics of a MapReduce Job
  3. The Basics of Multimachine Clusters
  4. HDFS Details for Multimachine Clusters
  5. MapReduce Details for Multimachine Clusters
  6. Tuning Your MapReduce Jobs
  7. Unit Testing and Debugging
  8. Advanced and Alternate MapReduce Techniques
  9. Solving Problems with Hadoop
  10. Projects Based On Hadoop and Future Directions

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