Before we start understanding Hadoop concepts, Hadoop architecture, Hadoop components.Let's install and configure Hortonworks sandbox and be ready to explore, write, learn from real world practical examples.
Few Important Facts about Hortonworks Sandbox:
- Hortonworks Sandbox is your personal Hadoop environment.
- It is a virtual machine with Apache Hadoop pre-configured.
- It is a single data node cluster implementation of Hortonworks Data Platform(HDP)
- You can easily download/install/ configure the sandbox version locally and start running number of examples (scenarios) to understand the real power of Hadoop.