Installing Hadoop on OSX Lion (10.7)

For starters, this isn’t a production setup, this is just so that I can do some quick Hadoop demos on my Macbook Air (2011).  In this case, my configuration is OSX Lion, 4GB RAM, and 256GB SSD.   As well, a serious shout out to the authors below whom I had referenced to create this post. References: • Installing Hadoop on Mac OSX Lion by Ritesh Agrawal • Flume and Hadoop on OSX by Arbo v. Monkiewitsch (@arbovm) . In fact, originally I was just going to provide links to their blog posts but ran into some hiccups along the way. …

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