You may find the virtual machine available at
http://www.cloudera.com/hadoop-training-virtual-machine to be of some use.
On Sun, Nov 15, 2009 at 10:57 PM, Tim Robertson
> Some universities I think run clusters for teaching purposes so you
> might consider investigating them.
> I'm afraid though, that you might need to start work on your own
> system again. Ask questions to the list - be as specific and give as
> much info as you can (post stack traces, and describe the hardware) -
> and we will try and help as much as we can. It should not be too hard
> to get you running in a day or so. Start by getting it running on a
> single machine, then a pseudo distribution and then if you have more
> machines, set up a cluster. Don't think you need a big cluster to
> 'practice on'. I expect we all run on our laptops and small data
> before running on a cluster.
> On Mon, Nov 16, 2009 at 7:49 AM, Prabhu Hari Dhanapal
> <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > Thanks Tim !! I m still a student !
> > so .. i was wondering is there a cost - effective option :)
> > On Mon, Nov 16, 2009 at 1:37 AM, Tim Robertson <
> [EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:
> >> You could try the Amazon Elastic MapReduce
> >> (http://aws.amazon.com/elasticmapreduce/)
> >> This is Hadoop, and costs less than US$1 per hour for a small cluster
> >> - you only pay for what you use.
> >> Alternatively you could use the Amazon EC2 instances and run your own
> >> cluster on their hardware also for similar $. Cloudera provide good
> >> Amazon images to do this.
> >> Cheers
> >> Tim
> >> On Mon, Nov 16, 2009 at 7:28 AM, Prabhu Hari Dhanapal
> >> <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> >> > Hi,
> >> >
> >> > I have been having lot of problems installing hadoop on my system
> and I
> >> > finally gave up.I was just wondering if I could SSH to a remote hadoop
> >> > cluster that is open for developers to practice on ? Is there anything
> >> > provided by cloudera ? Please let me know.
> >> >
> >> > Thanks in Advance.
> >> > --
> >> > Hari
> >> >
> > --
> > Hari