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Modern Big Data Processing with Hadoop

By : V Naresh Kumar, Manoj R Patil, Prashant Shindgikar
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Modern Big Data Processing with Hadoop

By: V Naresh Kumar, Manoj R Patil, Prashant Shindgikar

Overview of this book

The complex structure of data these days requires sophisticated solutions for data transformation, to make the information more accessible to the users.This book empowers you to build such solutions with relative ease with the help of Apache Hadoop, along with a host of other Big Data tools. This book will give you a complete understanding of the data lifecycle management with Hadoop, followed by modeling of structured and unstructured data in Hadoop. It will also show you how to design real-time streaming pipelines by leveraging tools such as Apache Spark, and build efficient enterprise search solutions using Elasticsearch. You will learn to build enterprise-grade analytics solutions on Hadoop, and how to visualize your data using tools such as Apache Superset. This book also covers techniques for deploying your Big Data solutions on the cloud Apache Ambari, as well as expert techniques for managing and administering your Hadoop cluster. By the end of this book, you will have all the knowledge you need to build expert Big Data systems.
Table of Contents (12 chapters)

Building a Hadoop cluster in the Cloud

We saw earlier that the Cloud offers a flexible and easy way to rent resources such as servers, storage, networking, and so on. The Cloud has made it very easy for consumers with the pay-as-you-go model, but much of the complexity of the Cloud is hidden from us by the providers.

In order to better understand whether Hadoop is well suited to being on the Cloud, let's try to dig further and see how the Cloud is organized internally.

At the core of the Cloud are the following mechanisms:

  • A very large number of servers with a variety of hardware configurations
  • Servers connected and made available over IP networks
  • Large data centers to host these devices
  • Data centers spanning geographies with evolved network and data center designs

If we pay close attention, we are talking about the following:

  • A very large number of different CPU architectures...