Hadoop hardware

If you’re interested in using Hadoop as a tool within your enterprise, it can be quite an endeavor – figuring out what software components you need, what configuration you need, and what hardware it should run on. Lots of people are running different configurations and while the community does share a lot of information, there aren’t many good recaps of hardware being used. Monash Research has a good writeup that also compares how Hadoop hardware has changed over the past couple years.