Why Hadoop is tightly bound to linux?

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I'm fairly new to Hadoop and Big Data Environment, so I wanted to know, is there any specific reason why Hadoop is so tightly bound to Linux environment and not windows?
Apr 19, 2018 in Big Data Hadoop by Ashish
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As far as I can tell, using Hadoop doesn't require a whole lot of GUI's, that can be a reason.

Hadoop being a java application, can run on any JVM regardless of the Operating System. Earlier Hadoop had some issues on windows like 4-5 years back. But all those issues have been resolved.

You can use Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP), which can run smoothly on windows.

Hope this answers your question.
answered Apr 19, 2018 by kurt_cobain
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