Deployment of Apache Hadoop 2.7.0 on Ubuntu Vivid 15.04 on Azure Linux VM


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) .

 

 

 

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