Sign up for our newsletter and get the latest HPC news and analysis.

IBM Rolls Out Hadoop for Dummies

You can’t get too far in any discussion of Big Data without some mention of Hadoop, an open-source software framework that supports data-intensive distributed applications. Now IBM helps us mere mortal HPC folks better understand this powerful tool with a free eBook on Hadoop for Dummies from author Robert D. Schneider.

Enterprises are using technolo- gies such as MapReduce and Hadoop to extract value from Big Data. The results of these efforts are truly mission-critical in size and scope. Properly deploying these vital solutions requires careful planning and evaluation when selecting a supporting infrastructure. In this book, we provide you with a solid understanding of key Big Data concepts and trends, as well as related architectures, such as MapReduce and Hadoop. We also present some suggestions about how to implement high-performance Hadoop.

Download the eBook (PDF).

Resource Links: