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If you are new to the Hortonworks Sandbox and using Apache open source tools to build modern data applications we suggest you use the following tutorials.
Begin your Apache Hadoop journey with this tutorial aimed for users with limited experience in using the Sandbox.
Explore Sandbox on virtual machine and cloud environments and learn to navigate the Apache Ambari user interface.
This tutorial provides a section that describes the key concepts and series of tutorials where you move data into HDFS, explore the data with SQL in Apache Hive, do transformations with Apache Pig or Apache Spark and at the end generate a report with Apache Zeppelin.
This will provide a quick introduction to Spark by creating an RDD for wikipedia inside an Apache Zeppelin notebook.
After you have gone through this tutorial you can find additional Spark tutorials here:
Apache Hadoop is often used to process unstructured data, new data types or data at scale at rest. However, you can also process data-in-motion and this tutorial will introduce you to tools like Apache Nifi, Apache Kafka, Apache Storm and Apache HBase.
NiFi provides the data acquisition, simple event processing, transport and delivery mechanism designed to accommodate the diverse dataflows generated by a world of connected people, systems, and things. In this tutorial you will be introduced to how Apache NiFi connects and conducts streaming transportation data.
You can find additional tutorials here:
No data center, no cloud service and no internet connection needed! Full control of the environment. Easily extend with additional components or try the various Hortonworks technical previews. Always updated with latest edition.
Azure provides an easy way to get started with Hadoop with minimum system requirements. This is a great solution if your personal machine doesn’t meet the minimum system requirements to run locally.