Getting Started With Hadoop

Using the java.io library in particular you’ll want to get your hands on a java.io jargon laden java machine. If you’re lucky enough to have one of those fancypants servers you’ll probably be well on your way to your next big thing. If you’re still in the dark ages you’ll have to be a little more creative. Luckily we have the tools and the knowhow to help you.

This page contains the big three: java.io, java.net, and java.jar. We’re going to tackle the first three and the rest will fall into place over time. To get started you’ll need to install the OpenJDK java.com library and a Java VM. You’ll also want to set up a home for the Java VM as well. In the end you’ll be able to get a full Java EE sandbox that can run arbitrary Java applications. Hopefully this will give you some ideas for what to include in your home directory and what not to. Lastly, you’ll need to set a password for the VM.

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