Configuring Hadoop on Mac OSx in pseudo-distributed cluster mode.

Hadoop is an open-source Apache project that enables processing of extremely large datasets in a distributed computing environment. There are three different modes in which it can be run: 1. Standalone Mode2. Pseudo-Distributed Mode3. Fully-Distributed Mode This post covers setting up of Hadoop 2.5.1 in a Pseudo-distributed mode. A Pseudo-Distributed mode is one where each … Continue reading Configuring Hadoop on Mac OSx in pseudo-distributed cluster mode.

Multiple Java Installations on OSX and switching between them

Sometimes it may be necessary to have two versions of java on your OSX, and to switch between the two in a fast, reliable and convenient manner. This post aims to show how this can be achieved. I am currently using version 10.9.4 of OSX, and I was required to have both JAVA6 and JAVA7 … Continue reading Multiple Java Installations on OSX and switching between them