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Re: Hello and request some advice.
Michael Segel 2013-01-04, 19:53
Uhm...

Well, you can talk to Microsoft and Hortonworks about Microsoft as a platform.

Depending on the power of your laptop, you could create a VM and run hadoop in a pseudo distributed mode there.

You could also get an Amazon Web Services account and build a small cluster via EMR...

In terms of OS, Centos is free and its a solid platform for Hadoop.
You could then download Cloudera's CHDx and run it in a pseudo distributed cluster on a single node.
Lots of options...

On Jan 4, 2013, at 1:27 PM, John Lilley <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> I personally find Windows easier to use, however it is not a supported Hadoop production environment, and I *think* you have to use Cygwin under Windows even for development.
> Given that, if you want to use a Windows machine and performance is not a consideration, you could spin up a VirtualBox VM under Windows and install CentOS on it.
> John
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> From: Rajeev Yadav [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> Sent: Friday, January 04, 2013 12:19 PM
> To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Subject: RE: Hello and request some advice.
>  
> Hi john,
> which would be a better option between Linux and windows from learning perspective of Hadoop?
>
> --- On Fri, 4/1/13, John Lilley <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
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> From: John Lilley <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Subject: RE: Hello and request some advice.
> To: "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Date: Friday, 4 January, 2013, 6:12 PM
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> If you like RedHat, consider Centos also; it is a nearly-complete clone of the RHEL distro.
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> John
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