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cloudera Hadoop

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I have 4 personal computers with limited capabilities. Those computers have the following properties :
Pentium 4 CPU 1.60 GHZ
1.59 GHz, 512 MB of RAM

I am looking to create a simple Hadoop cloudera cluster for this 4 PCs. Could you please advice me what I have to do exactly. Which operating system you advice me to install on this PCs what is steps in details to build this cluster. I really appreciate your help.
Thanks in advance,


Re: cloudera Hadoop

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What is exactly is your purpose here? If it's simply to explore CDH in a hands-on way, an install is not needed. Rather, explore Cloudera Live (cloud-based demo cluster + sample data, free for 2 weeks):


If you have a machine with at least 4GB RAM, the QuickStart VM is also an option:


If you feel like you must install CDH binaries, see requirements here:



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