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Is the book for beginners?

Ashley Riot
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Joined: Nov 16, 2011
Posts: 23
What are the prerequisites to read this book?
Alex Holmes
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Joined: Oct 19, 2012
Posts: 21
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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