Deployment of Apache Hadoop 2.7.0 on Ubuntu Vivid 15.04 on Azure Linux VM
May 1, 2015 1 Comment
Recently, on april 21st, the first release of 2015 of Apache Hadoop is committed, the version 2.7.0 is came up as dev edition. Lots of new updates have added.
- This release drops support for JDK6 runtime & works with JDK 7+ only.
- This release is yet not ready for production use. But, production users should wait for 2.7.1/2.7.2 release.
In Hadoop common, first time it has got support for Azure Blob storage – blob as file system for Azure.
Other than that, Hadoop HDFS has got support for file truncate, support for quotas per storage type & support for files with variable-length blocks. For Yarn & MapReduce, some of the new pluggins are added like Yarn authorization made pluggable, global caching of YARN localized resources, ability to limit running MapReduce of a job.
Here goes a step by step guide on installation of Apache Hadoop 2.7.0 on Azure Linux Virtual Machine(Ubuntu 15.04) .