How Can I Learn Hadoop On My Own?

Sept 1, 2013 by Fari Payandeh

1- Open an account with Amazon Web Services

Click here to go to the site

2-  Register for Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)  and Simple Storage Service (S3)

Watch this video for the instructions:

Click here to watch the video

3-  You’d need the book: Hadoop the definitive guide. Follow the instructions in  “Hadoop in the cloud”


Other Hadoop Installations:

Hortonworks Hadoop on Windows Tutorial

Cloudera QuickStart VM

Cloudera Hadoop Demo VM on VirtualBox – Installation

MapR Academy Videos

Hadoop-based data analytics on IBM SmartCloud Tutorial

Install Ubuntu in Oracle VM Virtual Box

Running Hadoop on Ubuntu Linux (Single-Node Cluster)

Writing an Hadoop MapReduce Program in Python

Openstack Training Videos

Developing Big-Data Applications with Apache Hadoop

How to get started with Hadoop – Hello World

2 thoughts on “How Can I Learn Hadoop On My Own?

  1. Another alternative is to download, install, and configure Cloudera Hadoop (CDH) from and go through the documentation. CDH is free to use for up to 50 servers, more than enough for someone learning at home or “on the cheap”.


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