I am a newbie to Hadoop, HBase and Hive. I installed Hadoop, HBase and Hive in pseudodistributed mode and everything works fine. Now I am planning to set up an simple Hadoop Cluster (5 nodes) with Hive, HBase and ZooKeeper. I´ve read several documentations and instructions before but i could not find a good explanation for my question. I´m not sure, where to run all the daemons. This is my consideration:
I know, in production it is recommended to run ZooKeeper ensemble at an odd number of nodes (seperate Cluster). But for a simple cluster, is it OK to set up a standalone ZooKeeper node which runs on the master node?
Another question is regarding Hive: I know that Hive is a Hadoop client. Should I also install Hive on the master node? Does it make sense?
Thanks for all tips and comments! Hakan
Note: I have just 5 machines to simulate a cluster.
Joined: Jan 09, 2013
Answering to your second question
You can install hive on master node but you should not
as it is master node, should not use it. It doesn't make sense.