This article will help you explore the main functionalities of distributed file system and show how it differs from the traditional \ files systems that we currently have on our computers. Try to understand the need to have a distributed file system and how this can empower Big Data concept.
This article is an introduction to Hadoop. It will help you know more about Hadoop and what is actually is. The article will delve a bit into the history and different versions of Hadoop. For the un-initiated, it will also look at high level architecture of Hadoop and its different modules.