PocketCluster : A Simple Approach for Big Data Experiences on OSX

Press Release (ePRNews.com) - Seoul, Korea - Nov 27, 2015 -  PocketCluster, an OSX BigData application, has been updated to version 0.1.2 on Saturday Nov. 21, 2015. Compared to existing developer sandboxes, PocketCluster is designed to provide a simple approach to build and operate multi-nodes Hadoop environment on OSX. It provides graphical user interfaces only in installation and operation processes. PocketCluster lets users build and operate a up-to 6 nodes Hadoop cluster with Raspberry PI 2 or a 3 nodes cluster with Vagrant.

With the simple approach to operate multi-nodes Hadoop environment, PocketCluster helps users accelerate in two use cases:

  • Conduct quick experiments on Hadoop to test a hypothesis
  • Gain experience on Hadoop within OS X environment


  • Up-to 6 nodes Hadoop cluster with Raspberry PI 2 
  • 3 nodes Hadoop cluster with Vagrant
  • Start and stop HDFS & YARN service from OSX top menu bar
  • Cluster status indicator on OSX top menu bar
  • Hadoop Environment Shell

This version has been anticipated since Makezine and MagPi (issue #38) have covered PocketCluster’s Raspberry PI 2 Cluster enclosure in September, 2015.

Device Requirements:

  • iMac, Mac Pro, Mac mini, MacBook Air, Macbook, Macbook Pro, MacBook Pro with Retina
  • Requires OSX 10.11 or later
  • Raspberry PI 2

Pricing and Availability:

PocketCluster 0.1.2 is free with no in-app purchase, and available worldwide through PocketCluster blog in combination with video tutorials. 


​SungTaek Kim is a Big-Data engineer enthusiastic about solving problems in funny and unique ways. He is currently focused on building great developer experience.

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