Hadoop MapReduce Tutorials

Here is a list of tutorials for learning how to write MapReduce programs on Hadoop, the opensource MapReduce implementation with HDFS.

MapReduce Tutorials

The official tutorial on Hadoop MapReduce framework: http://hadoop.apache.org/docs/r1.0.4/mapred_tutorial.html.

Yahoo! Hadoop Tutorial

A comprehensive tutorial on Hadoop from Yahoo! Developer Network: http://developer.yahoo.com/hadoop/tutorial/.

More about MapReduce

To better understand the design behind MapReduce, it is always good to read Jeff Dean and Sanjay Ghemawat’s MapReduce paper: http://research.google.com/archive/mapreduce.html.

Eric Z Ma

Eric is a father and systems guy. Eric is interested in building high-performance and scalable distributed systems and related technologies. The views or opinions expressed here are solely Eric's own and do not necessarily represent those of any third parties.


  1. Thanks for the detailed tutorial for Hadoop 1.x. Could you please update your tutorial for Hadoop 2.4.0?


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