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Best Practices for Deploying Hadoop in Amazon Web Services

Published: 02 October 2013

ID: G00239532

Analyst(s): Stanley Zaffos, Arun Chandrasekaran


Running Hadoop in a public cloud infrastructure provides agility and scalability, but performance, cost and security-related challenges can be daunting for IT leaders. This research outlines operational best practices for running Hadoop in Amazon Web Services.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Set AWS Up For Success
  • Optimize Data Movement
  • Tune the Cluster for High Performance
  • Measure and Monitor All Costs

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