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Learning Hadoop 2

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Learning Hadoop 2

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Learning Hadoop 2
Credits
About the Authors
About the Reviewers
www.PacktPub.com
Preface
Index

Chapter 11. Where to Go Next

In the previous chapters we have examined many parts of Hadoop 2 and the ecosystem around it. However, we have necessarily been limited by page count; some areas we didn't get into as much depth as was possible, other areas we referred to only in passing or did not mention at all.

The Hadoop ecosystem, with distributions, Apache and non-Apache projects, is an incredibly vibrant and healthy place to be right now. In this chapter, we hope to complement the previously discussed more detailed material with a travel guide, if you will, for other interesting destinations. In this chapter, we will discuss the following topics:

  • Hadoop distributions

  • Other significant Apache and non-Apache projects

  • Sources of information and help

Of course, note that any overview of the ecosystem is both skewed by our interests and preferences, and is outdated the moment it is written. In other words, don't for a moment think this is all that's available, consider it instead a whetting of the...