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Hadoop Hardware Choices

August 11th, 2011 Leave a comment
Hadoop Hardware Choices

Hadoop, for those of you not in the know, is a scalable framework for performing data-intensive distributed applications. If you’re reading this article, however, you probably already know that: you’re intrigued by Hadoop’s performance potential and its proclaimed ability to run on commodity hardware. In this article, we’ll talk a bit about the hardware required to run Hadoop, and what the best configuration would be to get the most bang for your buck! First things first, however: don’t think you can just run out there and grab hundreds of bargain bin PCs and call your job done. Hadoop’s big draw is… View full post »