Hortoworks Sandbox

The easiest way to get started with Hadoop

Sandbox is a personal, portable Hadoop environment. Sandbox includes many of the most exciting developments from the latest HDP distribution, packaged up in a virtual environment.

Sandbox is provided as a self-contained virtual machine. No data center, no cloud service and no internet connection is needed.

Installation Steps

  1. Install a virtualization environment (3 Options)

2.   Download & Import the respective Sandbox Image

System Requirements

  • Now runs on 32-bit and 64-bit OS (Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8 and Mac OSX)
  • Minimum 4GB RAM; 8Gb required to run Ambari and Hbase
  • Virtualization enabled on BIOS
  • Browser: Chrome 25+, IE 9+, Safari 6+ recommended. (Sandbox will not run on IE 10)

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