If you’re interested in playing with Apache Hadoop’s MRv2 (a.k.a. YARN), you’ve probably looked for ways to set it up on a single-node.
On the Apache Hadoop Yarn Home Page, you will find instructions for setting up a Single Node cluster. Unfortunately, there are some pre-setup assumptions (e.g. that you have installed hadoop-common/hadoop-hdfs and exported various environment variables) that may not apply to you — i.e. unless you have a Hadoop development environment set up already.
If you are interested in a simple installation from tarball, read on.
- Single node cluster (flavor of Linux)
- Java 1.6