-Re: Documentation on installing Hadoop 2.2.0 on Microsoft Windows
DSuiter RDX 2013-10-24, 13:36
Very cool Adam! Thanks for the clarification, and great work for you guys
porting it over to native running.
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On Thu, Oct 24, 2013 at 9:27 AM, Adam Diaz <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> No Cygwin is involved...We have the installation via MSI clearly
> documented on our site. Python, Visual C++, JDK and .Net framework. This
> work was done in conjunction with Microsoft who is not in the business of
> supporting Cygwin. Hadoop is Java and Java runs on windows.
> On Thu, Oct 24, 2013 at 9:20 AM, DSuiter RDX <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> It was my understanding that HortonWorks depended on CygWin (UNIX
>> emulation on Windows) for most of the "Bigtop" family of tools - Hadoop
>> core, MapReduce, etc. - so, you will probably make all your configuration
>> files in Windows, since XML is agnostic, and can develop in Windows, since
>> JARs and other Java constructs are agnostic by design, but when things are
>> actually happening on your cluster, CygWin is in the middle. For a
>> framework like Hadoop, I question the wisdom of deciding to use a host
>> environment that uses more memory to begin with, then adding an emulation
>> layer that complicates things and takes still more memory (since most
>> Hadoop constraints are memory-based) simply for the convenience of being
>> able to use my mouse.
>> If you have a competent *NIX admin, you may consider the benefits of
>> using Hadoop in Linux/UNIX, and leveraging the many web-based management
>> tools (usually will come with a Hadoop distribution) and 3rd-party
>> development tools from Informatica or Pentaho (let you build MapReduce,
>> Pig, etc jobs in GUI) rather than going the Windows route - not only are
>> you using hardware resources better, you also don't need to worry about
>> licensing, and you won't need to reboot your cluster every Patch Tuesday.
>> *Devin Suiter*
>> Jr. Data Solutions Software Engineer
>> 100 Sandusky Street | 2nd Floor | Pittsburgh, PA 15212
>> Google Voice: 412-256-8556 | www.rdx.com
>> On Thu, Oct 24, 2013 at 8:49 AM, Nitin Pawar <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:
>>> Disclosure: I do not work for Hortonworks, I just use their product.
>>> please do not bash me up
>>> thats not entirely correct now.
>>> Hortonworks has done tremendous amount of work to port hadoop to windows
>>> os as well.
>>> Here is there press release:
>>> I do remember seeing hadoop 2.x for windows (
>>> I never tried it myself it on windows but you can reach out to their
>>> support forum and I am sure someone will be happy to help .
>>> On Thu, Oct 24, 2013 at 6:08 PM, Angelo Matarazzo <
>>> [EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>>>> I think that it is not useful trying to install hadoop on Windows
>>>> because hadoop is very integrated in Linux and there is no support for
>>>> 2013/10/23 chris bidwell <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>>>>> Is there any documentation or instructions on installing Hadoop 2.2.0
>>>>> on Microsoft Windows?
>>>>> Thank you.
>>> Nitin Pawar
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