Before installing, download the following software to install Hadoop 2.8.0:
- Download Hadoop 2.8.0
- Java JDK 1.8.0.zip
- Check either Java 1.8.0 is already installed on your system or not, use “Javac -version” to check.
- If you don’t have Java installed, then first install java under “C:\JAVA”
- Extract file Hadoop-2.8.0.zip and place under “C:\Hadoop-2.8.0”.
- Set the path HADOOP_HOME Environment variable
- Set the path JAVA_HOME Environment variable
- Set the Hadoop bin directory path
- Set the JAVA bin directory path.
For in-detail step by step installation of Hadoop, check this blog on Hadoop Installation by Intellipaat.