In this section, you will learn how to install and configure Mahout.
For any development work involving Mahout, and to follow the examples in this book, you will require the following setup:
I prefer to try out the latest version, barring when there are known compatibility issues. To configure Hadoop, follow the instructions on this page http://hadoop.apache.org/docs/r1.2.1/single_node_setup.html. We will focus on configuring Maven, Eclipse with the Maven plugin, and Mahout.
Maven can be downloaded from one of the mirrors of the Apache website http://maven.apache.org/download.cgi. We use Apache Maven ...