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Learning Hadoop 2 by Garry Turkington, Gabriele Modena

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Chapter 10. Running a Hadoop Cluster

In this chapter, we will change our focus a little and look at some of the considerations you will face when running an operational Hadoop cluster. In particular, we will cover the following topics:

  • Why a developer should care about operations and why Hadoop operations are different
  • More detail on Cloudera Manager and its capabilities and limitations
  • Designing a cluster for use on both physical hardware and EMR
  • Securing a Hadoop cluster
  • Hadoop monitoring
  • Troubleshooting problems with an application running on Hadoop

I'm a developer – I don't care about operations!

Before going any further, we need to explain why we are putting a chapter about systems operations in a book squarely aimed at developers. For anyone who ...

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