Windows Azure HDInsight on Windows 8 (Single Node Hadoop Cluster) Walkthrough

Windows Azure HDInsight is Microsoft response to Big Data movement. Microsoft’s end-to-end roadmap for Big Data embraces Apache Hadoop™ by distributing enterprise class, Hadoop-based solutions on both Windows Server and Windows Azure.

In this video you will learn details about HDInsight running on a Windows 8 as a single node Hadoop cluster. Running CSharp and Java based MapReduce jobs examples shows here along with example of Apache Pig.

Microsoft’s roadmap for Big Data: http://www.microsoft.com/bigdata/
Apache Hadoop on Windows Azure: http://hadooponazure.com

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Windows Azure HDInsight Introduction and Installation Video

Windows Azure HDInsight is Microsoft response to Big Data movement. Microsoft’s end-to-end roadmap for Big Data embraces Apache Hadoop™ by distributing enterprise class, Hadoop-based solutions on both Windows Server and Windows Azure.

In this video you will learn how to install HDInsight on a Windows 8 machine, as a single node Hadoop cluster.

Microsoft’s roadmap for Big Data: http://www.microsoft.com/bigdata/
Apache Hadoop on Windows Azure: http://hadooponazure.com

Contact me: @avkashchauhan

Windows Azure HDInsight – Installation Walkthrough

 

 

CTP version of HDInsight for Windows Server and Windows Clients is available to download from here

When you install HDInsight through WebPI the following components are installed in your Windows machine:

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Once installation is done you can launch the Hadoop console to verify the installation is done along with checking the Hadoop version using command “hadoop version” as below:

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Also you can check System > Services to verify that all HDInsight specific services are running as expected:

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