If you’ve been asked to maintain large and complex Hadoop clusters, this book is a must. Demand for operations-specific material has skyrocketed now that Hadoop is becoming the de facto standard for truly large-scale data processing in the data center. Eric Sammer, Principal Solution Architect at Cloudera, shows you the particulars of running Hadoop in production, from planning, installing, and configuring the system to providing ongoing maintenance. Rather than run through all possible scenarios, this pragmatic operations guide calls out what works, as demonstrated in critical deployments. Get a high-level overview of HDFS and MapReduce: why they exist and how they work Plan a Hadoop deployment, from hardware and OS selection to network requirements Learn setup and configuration details with a list of critical properties Manage resources by sharing a cluster across multiple groups Get a runbook of the most common cluster maintenance tasks Monitor Hadoop clusters—and learn troubleshooting with the help of real-world war stories Use basic tools and techniques to handle backup and catastrophic failure
Solve specific problems using individual self-contained code recipes, or work through the book to develop your capabilities. This book is packed with easy-to-follow code and commands used for illustration, which makes your learning curve easy and quick.If you are a Hadoop cluster system administrator with Unix/Linux system management experience and you are looking to get a good grounding in how to set up and manage a Hadoop cluster, then this book is for you. It's assumed that you will have some experience in Unix/Linux command line already, as well as being familiar with network communication basics.
Author: Tom White
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
Release Date: 2012-05-10
Ready to unlock the power of your data? With this comprehensive guide, you’ll learn how to build and maintain reliable, scalable, distributed systems with Apache Hadoop. This book is ideal for programmers looking to analyze datasets of any size, and for administrators who want to set up and run Hadoop clusters. You’ll find illuminating case studies that demonstrate how Hadoop is used to solve specific problems. This third edition covers recent changes to Hadoop, including material on the new MapReduce API, as well as MapReduce 2 and its more flexible execution model (YARN). Store large datasets with the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) Run distributed computations with MapReduce Use Hadoop’s data and I/O building blocks for compression, data integrity, serialization (including Avro), and persistence Discover common pitfalls and advanced features for writing real-world MapReduce programs Design, build, and administer a dedicated Hadoop cluster—or run Hadoop in the cloud Load data from relational databases into HDFS, using Sqoop Perform large-scale data processing with the Pig query language Analyze datasets with Hive, Hadoop’s data warehousing system Take advantage of HBase for structured and semi-structured data, and ZooKeeper for building distributed systems
An easy-to-follow Apache Hadoop administrator’s guide filled with practical screenshots and explanations for each step and configuration. This book is great for administrators interested in setting up and managing a large Hadoop cluster. If you are an administrator, or want to be an administrator, and you are ready to build and maintain a production-level cluster running CDH5, then this book is for you.
Author: Sam R. Alapati
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional
Release Date: 2016-11-29
This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. The Comprehensive, Up-to-Date Apache Hadoop Administration Handbook and Reference “Sam Alapati has worked with production Hadoop clusters for six years. His unique depth of experience has enabled him to write the go-to resource for all administrators looking to spec, size, expand, and secure production Hadoop clusters of any size.” —Paul Dix, Series Editor In Expert Hadoop® Administration, leading Hadoop administrator Sam R. Alapati brings together authoritative knowledge for creating, configuring, securing, managing, and optimizing production Hadoop clusters in any environment. Drawing on his experience with large-scale Hadoop administration, Alapati integrates action-oriented advice with carefully researched explanations of both problems and solutions. He covers an unmatched range of topics and offers an unparalleled collection of realistic examples. Alapati demystifies complex Hadoop environments, helping you understand exactly what happens behind the scenes when you administer your cluster. You’ll gain unprecedented insight as you walk through building clusters from scratch and configuring high availability, performance, security, encryption, and other key attributes. The high-value administration skills you learn here will be indispensable no matter what Hadoop distribution you use or what Hadoop applications you run. Understand Hadoop’s architecture from an administrator’s standpoint Create simple and fully distributed clusters Run MapReduce and Spark applications in a Hadoop cluster Manage and protect Hadoop data and high availability Work with HDFS commands, file permissions, and storage management Move data, and use YARN to allocate resources and schedule jobs Manage job workflows with Oozie and Hue Secure, monitor, log, and optimize Hadoop Benchmark and troubleshoot Hadoop
As more corporations turn to Hadoop to store and process their most valuable data, the risk of a potential breach of those systems increases exponentially. This practical book not only shows Hadoop administrators and security architects how to protect Hadoop data from unauthorized access, it also shows how to limit the ability of an attacker to corrupt or modify data in the event of a security breach. Authors Ben Spivey and Joey Echeverria provide in-depth information about the security features available in Hadoop, and organize them according to common computer security concepts. You’ll also get real-world examples that demonstrate how you can apply these concepts to your use cases. Understand the challenges of securing distributed systems, particularly Hadoop Use best practices for preparing Hadoop cluster hardware as securely as possible Get an overview of the Kerberos network authentication protocol Delve into authorization and accounting principles as they apply to Hadoop Learn how to use mechanisms to protect data in a Hadoop cluster, both in transit and at rest Integrate Hadoop data ingest into enterprise-wide security architecture Ensure that security architecture reaches all the way to end-user access
Author: Boris Lublinsky
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2013-09-12
The go-to guidebook for deploying Big Data solutions with Hadoop Today's enterprise architects need to understand how the Hadoop frameworks and APIs fit together, and how they can be integrated to deliver real-world solutions. This book is a practical, detailed guide to building and implementing those solutions, with code-level instruction in the popular Wrox tradition. It covers storing data with HDFS and Hbase, processing data with MapReduce, and automating data processing with Oozie. Hadoop security, running Hadoop with Amazon Web Services, best practices, and automating Hadoop processes in real time are also covered in depth. With in-depth code examples in Java and XML and the latest on recent additions to the Hadoop ecosystem, this complete resource also covers the use of APIs, exposing their inner workings and allowing architects and developers to better leverage and customize them. The ultimate guide for developers, designers, and architects who need to build and deploy Hadoop applications Covers storing and processing data with various technologies, automating data processing, Hadoop security, and delivering real-time solutions Includes detailed, real-world examples and code-level guidelines Explains when, why, and how to use these tools effectively Written by a team of Hadoop experts in the programmer-to-programmer Wrox style Professional Hadoop Solutions is the reference enterprise architects and developers need to maximize the power of Hadoop.
Over 100 practical recipes to help you become an expert Hadoop administrator About This Book Become an expert Hadoop administrator and perform tasks to optimize your Hadoop Cluster Import and export data into Hive and use Oozie to manage workflow. Practical recipes will help you plan and secure your Hadoop cluster, and make it highly available Who This Book Is For If you are a system administrator with a basic understanding of Hadoop and you want to get into Hadoop administration, this book is for you. It's also ideal if you are a Hadoop administrator who wants a quick reference guide to all the Hadoop administration-related tasks and solutions to commonly occurring problems What You Will Learn Set up the Hadoop architecture to run a Hadoop cluster smoothly Maintain a Hadoop cluster on HDFS, YARN, and MapReduce Understand high availability with Zookeeper and Journal Node Configure Flume for data ingestion and Oozie to run various workflows Tune the Hadoop cluster for optimal performance Schedule jobs on a Hadoop cluster using the Fair and Capacity scheduler Secure your cluster and troubleshoot it for various common pain points In Detail Hadoop enables the distributed storage and processing of large datasets across clusters of computers. Learning how to administer Hadoop is crucial to exploit its unique features. With this book, you will be able to overcome common problems encountered in Hadoop administration. The book begins with laying the foundation by showing you the steps needed to set up a Hadoop cluster and its various nodes. You will get a better understanding of how to maintain Hadoop cluster, especially on the HDFS layer and using YARN and MapReduce. Further on, you will explore durability and high availability of a Hadoop cluster. You'll get a better understanding of the schedulers in Hadoop and how to configure and use them for your tasks. You will also get hands-on experience with the backup and recovery options and the performance tuning aspects of Hadoop. Finally, you will get a better understanding of troubleshooting, diagnostics, and best practices in Hadoop administration. By the end of this book, you will have a proper understanding of working with Hadoop clusters and will also be able to secure, encrypt it, and configure auditing for your Hadoop clusters. Style and approach This book contains short recipes that will help you run a Hadoop cluster efficiently. The recipes are solutions to real-life problems that administrators encounter while working with a Hadoop cluster
Over 90 hands-on recipes to help you learn and master the intricacies of Apache Hadoop 2.X, YARN, Hive, Pig, Oozie, Flume, Sqoop, Apache Spark, and Mahout About This Book Implement outstanding Machine Learning use cases on your own analytics models and processes. Solutions to common problems when working with the Hadoop ecosystem. Step-by-step implementation of end-to-end big data use cases. Who This Book Is For Readers who have a basic knowledge of big data systems and want to advance their knowledge with hands-on recipes. What You Will Learn Installing and maintaining Hadoop 2.X cluster and its ecosystem. Write advanced Map Reduce programs and understand design patterns. Advanced Data Analysis using the Hive, Pig, and Map Reduce programs. Import and export data from various sources using Sqoop and Flume. Data storage in various file formats such as Text, Sequential, Parquet, ORC, and RC Files. Machine learning principles with libraries such as Mahout Batch and Stream data processing using Apache Spark In Detail Big data is the current requirement. Most organizations produce huge amount of data every day. With the arrival of Hadoop-like tools, it has become easier for everyone to solve big data problems with great efficiency and at minimal cost. Grasping Machine Learning techniques will help you greatly in building predictive models and using this data to make the right decisions for your organization. Hadoop Real World Solutions Cookbook gives readers insights into learning and mastering big data via recipes. The book not only clarifies most big data tools in the market but also provides best practices for using them. The book provides recipes that are based on the latest versions of Apache Hadoop 2.X, YARN, Hive, Pig, Sqoop, Flume, Apache Spark, Mahout and many more such ecosystem tools. This real-world-solution cookbook is packed with handy recipes you can apply to your own everyday issues. Each chapter provides in-depth recipes that can be referenced easily. This book provides detailed practices on the latest technologies such as YARN and Apache Spark. Readers will be able to consider themselves as big data experts on completion of this book. This guide is an invaluable tutorial if you are planning to implement a big data warehouse for your business. Style and approach An easy-to-follow guide that walks you through world of big data. Each tool in the Hadoop ecosystem is explained in detail and the recipes are placed in such a manner that readers can implement them sequentially. Plenty of reference links are provided for advanced reading.
Author: Dirk deRoos
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2014-03-21
Let Hadoop For Dummies help harness the power of your data and rein in the information overload Big data has become big business, and companies and organizations of all sizes are struggling to find ways to retrieve valuable information from their massive data sets with becoming overwhelmed. Enter Hadoop and this easy-to-understand For Dummies guide. Hadoop For Dummies helps readers understand the value of big data, make a business case for using Hadoop, navigate the Hadoop ecosystem, and build and manage Hadoop applications and clusters. Explains the origins of Hadoop, its economic benefits, and its functionality and practical applications Helps you find your way around the Hadoop ecosystem, program MapReduce, utilize design patterns, and get your Hadoop cluster up and running quickly and easily Details how to use Hadoop applications for data mining, web analytics and personalization, large-scale text processing, data science, and problem-solving Shows you how to improve the value of your Hadoop cluster, maximize your investment in Hadoop, and avoid common pitfalls when building your Hadoop cluster From programmers challenged with building and maintaining affordable, scaleable data systems to administrators who must deal with huge volumes of information effectively and efficiently, this how-to has something to help you with Hadoop.
Author: Tom White
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
Release Date: 2015-03-25
Get ready to unlock the power of your data. With the fourth edition of this comprehensive guide, you’ll learn how to build and maintain reliable, scalable, distributed systems with Apache Hadoop. This book is ideal for programmers looking to analyze datasets of any size, and for administrators who want to set up and run Hadoop clusters. Using Hadoop 2 exclusively, author Tom White presents new chapters on YARN and several Hadoop-related projects such as Parquet, Flume, Crunch, and Spark. You’ll learn about recent changes to Hadoop, and explore new case studies on Hadoop’s role in healthcare systems and genomics data processing. Learn fundamental components such as MapReduce, HDFS, and YARN Explore MapReduce in depth, including steps for developing applications with it Set up and maintain a Hadoop cluster running HDFS and MapReduce on YARN Learn two data formats: Avro for data serialization and Parquet for nested data Use data ingestion tools such as Flume (for streaming data) and Sqoop (for bulk data transfer) Understand how high-level data processing tools like Pig, Hive, Crunch, and Spark work with Hadoop Learn the HBase distributed database and the ZooKeeper distributed configuration service
Get expert guidance on architecting end-to-end data management solutions with Apache Hadoop. While many sources explain how to use various components in the Hadoop ecosystem, this practical book takes you through architectural considerations necessary to tie those components together into a complete tailored application, based on your particular use case. To reinforce those lessons, the book’s second section provides detailed examples of architectures used in some of the most commonly found Hadoop applications. Whether you’re designing a new Hadoop application, or planning to integrate Hadoop into your existing data infrastructure, Hadoop Application Architectures will skillfully guide you through the process. This book covers: Factors to consider when using Hadoop to store and model data Best practices for moving data in and out of the system Data processing frameworks, including MapReduce, Spark, and Hive Common Hadoop processing patterns, such as removing duplicate records and using windowing analytics Giraph, GraphX, and other tools for large graph processing on Hadoop Using workflow orchestration and scheduling tools such as Apache Oozie Near-real-time stream processing with Apache Storm, Apache Spark Streaming, and Apache Flume Architecture examples for clickstream analysis, fraud detection, and data warehousing
This book is useful for Hadoop administrators who need to learn how to monitor and diagnose their clusters. Also, the book will prove useful for new users of the technology, as the language used is simple and easy to grasp.
Author: Douglas Eadline
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional
Release Date: 2015-10-28
Get Started Fast with Apache Hadoop® 2, YARN, and Today’s Hadoop Ecosystem With Hadoop 2.x and YARN, Hadoop moves beyond MapReduce to become practical for virtually any type of data processing. Hadoop 2.x and the Data Lake concept represent a radical shift away from conventional approaches to data usage and storage. Hadoop 2.x installations offer unmatched scalability and breakthrough extensibility that supports new and existing Big Data analytics processing methods and models. Hadoop® 2 Quick-Start Guide is the first easy, accessible guide to Apache Hadoop 2.x, YARN, and the modern Hadoop ecosystem. Building on his unsurpassed experience teaching Hadoop and Big Data, author Douglas Eadline covers all the basics you need to know to install and use Hadoop 2 on personal computers or servers, and to navigate the powerful technologies that complement it. Eadline concisely introduces and explains every key Hadoop 2 concept, tool, and service, illustrating each with a simple “beginning-to-end” example and identifying trustworthy, up-to-date resources for learning more. This guide is ideal if you want to learn about Hadoop 2 without getting mired in technical details. Douglas Eadline will bring you up to speed quickly, whether you’re a user, admin, devops specialist, programmer, architect, analyst, or data scientist. Coverage Includes Understanding what Hadoop 2 and YARN do, and how they improve on Hadoop 1 with MapReduce Understanding Hadoop-based Data Lakes versus RDBMS Data Warehouses Installing Hadoop 2 and core services on Linux machines, virtualized sandboxes, or clusters Exploring the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) Understanding the essentials of MapReduce and YARN application programming Simplifying programming and data movement with Apache Pig, Hive, Sqoop, Flume, Oozie, and HBase Observing application progress, controlling jobs, and managing workflows Managing Hadoop efficiently with Apache Ambari–including recipes for HDFS to NFSv3 gateway, HDFS snapshots, and YARN configuration Learning basic Hadoop 2 troubleshooting, and installing Apache Hue and Apache Spark