Chapter 1. Who is this book for?

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1.1. About "Hadoop illuminated"

1.1. About "Hadoop illuminated"

This book is our experiment in making Hadoop knowledge available to a wider audience. We want this book to serve as a gentle introduction to Big Data and Hadoop. No deep technical knowledge is needed to go through the book. It can even be a bedtime read :-)

The book is freely available. It is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.

"Hadoop Illuminated" is a work in progress. It is a 'living book'. We will keep updating the book to reflect the fast-moving world of Big Data and hadoop. So keep checking back.

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