This will explain you simple steps to configure Hortonworks on you Windows 7/8 machine using open source Virtualbox.
So Let’s get started
Step 1 – Download Hortonworks from its official site.
Click here to Download Hortonworks HDP 2.1 – Download .ova file for virtual box
Step 2 – Download open Source Virtualbox
This is a .ova file to open or install this you need a Virtualbox
Click here to Download Virtualbox 4.2
If you get any error while installing Virtualbox let me know.
Step 3 – Configure Hortonworks Sandbox
Go to File > Import Appliance
Click on Open appliance
Select your image path (Hortonworks .ova file) and Open
Click on Next
Click on Import
It will take sometime to install, have a coffee 🙂 or Break
Once it’s completed you will see .ova OS image loaded in virtualbox for access
simple click on image and start it
Next you will see list of services are starting, wait for sometime
Once everything started you will see this screen
Open browser and access
You can putty to Hortonworks sandbox using
Username - root
Password - Hadoop
Now you are ready to enjoy Hadoop.
Thanks for any query please post your comments