Why setup environment on Host (on windows or Mac)?
- Even though Cloudera quickstart VM comes with Eclipse which have maven plugin, still it is recommended to set up environment on Host (your PC/laptop) to simulate actual development environment in companies
- It will also give idea about defining maven dependencies in pom.xml
- It will also give insights about version compatibility between jars in development environment (your PC) and execution environment (Cloudera Quickstart VM or remote Hadoop cluster)
- Recommended download – STS