How can I learn  Hadoop?

Last update on March  2017

Different Methods:

Install Hortoworks Hadoop on your Laptop (Windows 7)

Next, follow Hortonworks Hadoop Tutorials

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

Useful Articles:

Big Data on Amazon: Elastic MapReduce, step by step

Beginner Tips For Elastic MapReduce


Installing and Learning other Hadoop Distributions:

Hadoop tutorial: Hello World with Java, Pig, Hive, Flume, Fuse, Oozie, and Sqoop with Informix, DB2, and MySQL

Installing Hortonworks Hadoop on Windows Tutorial

Cloudera QuickStart VM

Cloudera Hadoop Demo VM on VirtualBox – Installation

MapR Hadoop Sandbox

MapR Academy Videos

Hadoop On Windows with Eclipse

Hadoop Screencasts

Hadoop Blog Tutorial (Rohit Menon)

Intellipaat Software Solutions

Oracle Big Data Lite

Running Hortonworks Hadoop on Oracle Virtual BOX

Hadoop-based data analytics on IBM SmartCloud Tutorial

Install Ubuntu in Oracle VM Virtual Box

Running Hadoop on Ubuntu Linux (Single-Node Cluster)

Running Hadoop on Ubuntu Linux (Multi-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