Building Hadoop Cluster using Ansible


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Originally published at: http://kaizen.itversity.com/courses/building-hadoop-cluster-using-ansible/

Quite often we have to build Big Data clusters using plain vanilla distributions rather than using vendor distributions such as Cloudera or Hortonworks. It is not practical to manually set up the cluster, rather we need to use server automation tools like Puppet, Chef or Ansible. We are going to set up a 7 node…