Practical Activity: Working with HDFS and running a MapReduce Task

Requirements:

  1. Hadoop Virtual Machine – Google Drive address


Instructions:

1) Open the VM in VirtualBox, and follow the instruction as laid out in the video (address of video).

2) Or use the VM and practice the commands below.

3) For the full set of HDFS commands please refer to : https://hadoop.apache.org/docs/r1.2.1/file_system_shell.html

4) For further instruction, download this document.