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Re: The most newbie question ever

On Thu, Mar 21, 2013 at 4:00 PM, Keith Thomas <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> After three years in a non-Hadoop Windows wilderness I am lucky enough to
> return and wow I find Hadoop 2.0 .... Brilliant!
> I quickly navigated here:
>    http://hadoop.apache.org/index.html#Getting+Started
> and eagerly downloaded 2.0.3 alpha. Hmmm, now what? I see the following
> sections,
> Getting Started
> To get started, begin here:
> Learn about Hadoop by reading the documentation.
> Download Hadoop from the release page.
> Discuss Hadoop on the mailing list.
> but I can't find installation instructions. I look for the latest version of
> my Tom White collection and the latest book is a year old and is unlikely to
> be current enough to be of use to someone as out of date as me. Please help
> me to get started. So far I've only managed to download and unzip 2.0.3 and
> to install open jdk 6.
> Many thanks for your patience.