Hadoop in Action
Chuck Lam
  • November 2010
  • ISBN 9781935182191
  • 336 pages
  • printed in black & white

A guide for beginners, a source of insight for advanced users.

Philipp K. Janert, Principal Value, LLC

Hadoop in Action introduces the subject and teaches you how to write programs in the MapReduce style. It starts with a few easy examples and then moves quickly to show Hadoop use in more complex data analysis tasks. Included are best practices and design patterns of MapReduce programming.

About the Technology

Big data can be difficult to handle using traditional databases. Apache Hadoop is a NoSQL applications framework that runs on distributed clusters. This lets it scale to huge datasets. If you need analytic information from your data, Hadoop's the way to go.

What's inside

  • Introduction to MapReduce
  • Examples illustrating ideas in practice
  • Hadoop's Streaming API
  • Other related tools, like Pig and Hive

About the reader

This book requires basic Java skills. Knowing basic statistical concepts can help with the more advanced examples.

About the author

Chuck Lam is a Senior Engineer at RockYou! He has a PhD in pattern recognition from Stanford University.

placing your order...

Don't refresh or navigate away from the page.
print book $44.99 pBook + eBook + liveBook
Additional shipping charges may apply
Hadoop in Action (print book) added to cart
continue shopping
go to cart

eBook $35.99 3 formats + liveBook
Hadoop in Action (eBook) added to cart
continue shopping
go to cart

Prices displayed in rupees will be charged in USD when you check out.
customers also bought
customers also reading

This book

FREE domestic shipping on three or more pBooks