Getting Started with Hadoop

Learn all about the ecosystem and get started with Hadoop today.



Crack Your Next Interview

Want to make it through the next interview you will appear for? Hone your skills with our series of Hadoop Ecosystem interview questions widely asked in the industry. With basic to advanced questions, this is a great way to expand your repertoire and boost your confidence.

Test Your Skills

Think you have it in you? Test your skills with our series of Hadoop quizzes and measure yourself to your expectations. Improvise in the process with questions carefully curated for different levels of difficulty.

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Exploring the Ecosystem

Let’s take a look at some facts about Hadoop and the entire ecosystem.

Hadoop first showed up in December of 2011, although Doug Cutting and Mike Cafarella conceived it in their paper “Google File System”in October of 2003. It is a collection of open-source software tools that allow using a network of many computers to solve problems involving massive amounts of data and computation. It delivers a software framework for distributed storage and processing of big data using MapReduce. The entire Hadoop Ecosystem is made of a layer of components that operate swiftly with each other. These are AVRO, Ambari, Flume, HBase, HCatalog, HDFS, Hadoop, Hive, Impala, MapReduce, Pig, Sqoop, YARN, and ZooKeeper.

Hadoop Ecosystem Doug Cutting

Doug Cutting

Hadoop Ecosystem Mike Cafarella

Mike Cafarella