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From "ados1984@gmail.com" <ados1...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Hortonworks HDP 2 sandbox or Cloudera CDH Distribution
Date Thu, 13 Mar 2014 19:18:15 GMT
Thanks Nick, appreciate your inputs on this.


On Thu, Mar 13, 2014 at 12:51 PM, Martin, Nick <NiMartin@pssd.com> wrote:

>  Start here
> http://wiki.apache.org/hadoop/Distributions%20and%20Commercial%20Support
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> The list of things you might consider before picking a distribution is
> quite likely limited only by one's imagination. So, start with the basics
> like hosted vs. in-house, what your use case(s) cover, etc. Basically,
> anything you'd consider when looking at a new technology solution to
> address a need at your organization. If that doesn't get you to a list of
> things you need to consider then do a search for something akin to
> "choosing a Hadoop distribution" and maybe that'll spark some thoughts.
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> Best of luck, happy researching!
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> *From:* ados1984@gmail.com [mailto:ados1984@gmail.com]
> *Sent:* Thursday, March 13, 2014 10:22 AM
> *To:* user
> *Subject:* Re: Hortonworks HDP 2 sandbox or Cloudera CDH Distribution
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> Thank you Martin. I will make sure that I do not have vendor specific
> question on this forum.
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> But since am starting out with Hadoop, I wanted to learn about what are
> the keys things that we have to keep in mind while deciding on which
> distribution to take...open source hadoop, mapr m7, hortonworks HDP or
> cloudera CDH.
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> If I can get very brief idea of factors that one should consider then it
> would certainly be very helpful to me.
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> Thanks Again, Andy.
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> On Thu, Mar 13, 2014 at 10:17 AM, Martin, Nick <NiMartin@pssd.com> wrote:
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> Hi Andy,
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> Generally speaking, the folks participating on this list avoid questions
> of distribution preference. There are, perhaps obviously, both minor and
> significant differences in distributions that you should research and
> evaluate to find the best fit for your organization's strategy. Asking the
> members of this list to publically advocate one distribution over another
> is outside the scope of our collective purpose here, in my opinion. Upon
> thorough review of the topic history of this list you'll doubtless find the
> questions and responses are almost always distribution agnostic, which is
> how things should be with a community like this.
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>
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> No matter which distribution you choose, said distribution will assuredly
> have ample documentation regarding cluster configuration readily available
> via a quick search from your web browser. Further, the two distributions
> you mention below also have several methods by which you can ask their
> experts specific questions related to configuring their solutions in your
> environment (forums, separate lists, Google groups, etc.).
>
>
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> *From:* ados1984@gmail.com [mailto:ados1984@gmail.com]
> *Sent:* Thursday, March 13, 2014 9:58 AM
> *To:* user
> *Subject:* Hortonworks HDP 2 sandbox or Cloudera CDH Distribution
>
>
>
> Hello Team,
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>
> I am initiating an POC to see value of having hadoop in our architecture
> and so after discussing my current scenario with experts here, i think it
> would be better for me to start using sandbox version rather then using
> actual distribution from POC point of view.
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> My query here is how to decide what sandbox version to use Hortonworks or
> Cloudera, my goal is to get started as soon as possible and not spend most
> time on configuration part of the equation.
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> Also, from online research that i have done, it appears that Cloudera
> Impala is more efficient and provides near real time ad-hoc queries
> capabilities and based on that am thinking of going towards Cloudera
> sandbox distribution and wanted to learn from experts opinion before moving
> in that direction.
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> Also - if am going through sandbox approach, what kind of cluster
> configuration can i have, meaning how many slave and master nodes will
> sandbox support.
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> Pardon my question if they sound to basic.
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> Thanks again, Andy.
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