The configuration reference has been updated. All Hadoop config files from version 2.2 through the most recent (2.7) are now present, and the styles have been updated to make them more readable. Hive through version 1.1 and Oozie are also available.
All of the posts on this site have had the unique spin of showing you how to set up a single node cluster. This does give you a good idea of how a cluster is set up, but in some ways, it’s no substitute for the real thing.
These instructions show you how to set up a basic cluster and make use of the tools included in Hadoop to start and stop services on the cluster. As with other posts, this one focuses on open source Apache, as all of the commercial providers include their own installation instructions.