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Hadoop: The Definitive Guide

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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 Hado
ebook, 688 pages
Published May 10th 2012 by Yahoo Press (first published May 29th 2009)
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Joe Mctee
I relied heavily on this text to prepare my Hadoop talk for the Boulder Java User's Group. The examples and explanation for the myriad parts of Hadoop were clear and concise.

Highly recommend the book if you want to get up to speed on Hadoop.
There's too much content in this book, it would be great if authors edited it till it's half of the length. But still with this book you will be able to start using every little piece of Hadoop paltform without much trouble.
Joshua Davis
Seems to be a great introduction to Hadoop and Big Data. It is a very straightforward reading book with lots of examples.
Janahan Gnanachandran
This book is a good entry point to the Hadoop world and it’s a must read.
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