Install Hadoop on windows

In this article we learn how to install hadoop at local system.

Minimum requirement
8GB RAM
50 GB disc space
64 bit OS

Before installing hadoop we have to install VM on our local machine. I am going to install Oracle VM virtual box.

Install Oracle VM virtualbox

Step1: Download exe from https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Downloads and run.
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Step2:
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Step3: After installing Oracle VM virtualbox open it and create a new VM on clicking on new.
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In case you can’t find the Ubuntu 64bit in Version dropdown the click here after that say Next.

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In my system I do have 12 GB ram. Its 11264 MB is free. Default value of memory is 786 MB but normally we assign around 45 to 50% of total available memory and say Next.
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Say Create.
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Say Next.

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Say Next.

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Minimum size is 8 GB make it 20 GB and say create. Now virtual machine is ready for hadoop.

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Next Part: Install Hadoop on windows: Part 2

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