Hadoop is a framework written in Java for running applications on large clusters of commodity hardware and incorporates features similar to those of the Google File System (GFS) and of the Map Reduce computing paradigm.
Hadoop’s HDFS is a highly fault-tolerant distributed file system and, like Hadoop in general, designed to be deployed on low-cost hardware.
The first version is one that most users new to Ubuntu should consider installing the long term support (LTS) version.
Along with the LTS, Ubuntu releases a traditional release that is good for 6 months.
It provides high throughput access to In a previous tutorial, I described how to setup up a Hadoop single-node cluster on an Ubuntu box.