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  • #47249

    Dear All,

    I am a research scholar from entrepreneurship school. We are trying to create a acadmic research platform over small cluster Hadoop(6-10 nodes max) for business analytics and intelligence. The volume of data will be in the quantum of TB not PB. We would be grateful to all if you could provide the best hardware configuration for the same.


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  • #47250

    Hi Sreekanth,

    It really depends on cost and the performance which you require.
    Remember that all your data is tripled in size due to replication factors and a lot of processing is done in memory for speed.
    This results in requiring a good amount of disk space per node & memory, including a dual quad core processor.



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