How can I learn Hadoop?
Last update on March 2017
Install Hortoworks Hadoop on your Laptop (Windows 7)
Hadoop on Amazon AWS
Takes a bit of prep work but it’s worth it. You can experiment to the fullest extent
First, open an account with Amazon Web Services (AWS); signup for Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) and Simple Storage Service (S3). They have an inexpensive pay as you go model which is great for developers who want to experiment with setting up Hadoop HDFS Cluster. Next, order the book “Hadoop the definitive guide” and Follow the instructions in the Section: “Hadoop in the cloud”.
You’ll need access to Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Great book: Hadoop: The Definitive Guide: Storage and Analysis at Internet Scale 4th Edition
Hadoop Installation on EC2 Examples:
This video will help you with setting up Amazon EC2
The following video will demonstrate how to install Hadoop Hortonworks on Amazon EC2