When you are getting started with your journey with Hadoop, how to avoid Hadoop disaster? We have seen many people going through this journey and both of us have seen things people do that makes the project successful, and things people do that make projects more difficult than they should be. 00:00 Recent events Customer pilot completion SQL on Hadoop Masterclasses Multi-tenant Spark notebook issues Spark recommendation engine webinar 11:00 Main Topic Starting too small Baseline and benchmark Config management Backup and/or disaster recovery Leaving security too late 36:00 Questions from our Listeners: Where do I find data scientists? Storage options? Install everything? 43:37 End Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.