Running Hadoop applications in virtualization environment

Mirel Cosulschi, Mihai Gabroveanu, Adriana Sbircea


Large amounts of data can be found today in every domain such as data resulted as output from various processes like e-commerce transactions, banking transactions or credit card transactions, web navigation concretized into web logs. Also we have to mention the huge amount of (personal) data stored in social networks like Facebook, Flickr. In this paper we have implemented a map-reduce application under Hadoop framework, and we have performed various tests in order to obtain the best performance in a virtualization environment.

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