Book Review: Hadoop Operations by Eric Sammer: Publisher- O'Reilly: ISBN- 13: 978-1449327057
Hadoop Operations by Eric Sammer is marvelous book which explains almost each bit of information is very lucid manner. AS name suggests, book is for operations guys - How data is ingested and replicated, or how MapReduce "finds" the most suitable
node to run parts of job, or what the cost and performance advantages are of adopting the shared-nothing, commodity hardware model recommended for Hadoop cluster, etc.
This book is for Operations guys/Administrators and as good supporting material to developers.
Disclaimer: I did not get paid to review this book, and I do not stand to gain anything if you buy the book. I have no relationship with the publisher or the author. I got electronic format of book from publisher for review.
Further reading: There are several books on similar topic. Hadoop Operations and ClusterManagement Cookbook and Hadoop Cluster Deployment.
One can get more information about book and related topics from:
- Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Hadoop-Operations-Eric-Sammer/dp/1449327052
- Publisher -- Oreilly http://shop.oreilly.com/product/0636920025085.do