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Is the book for beginners?

 
Ashley Riot
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What are the prerequisites to read this book?
 
Alex Holmes
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Hi Ashley,

You need intermediary Java knowledge, and some Hadoop fundamentals (some of which are presented in Chapter 1). Books like "Hadoop in Action" and "Hadoop: The Definitive Guide" are great for fundamentals.

Thanks,
Alex
 
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