Getting Hadoop and protobufs up and running with Elephant Bird on Mac OSX Mountain Lion

. “No, not Angry Bird – Elephant Bird!” — said no one . . In a few of my customer projects, we started diving into using protocol buffers (protobufs) as our sequence file to be stored within our Hadoop infrastructure.  While these were HDInsight on Azure projects, most of the native Hadoop code is written originally in Linux and has implied assumptions as directory paths, etc.  Therefore, one of the first things I usually do is try to install said software on my handy MacBook Air so that way if and when I run into issues getting the code to…

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