Introduction to Google Cloud Dataproc
Google Cloud Dataproc is a managed service for running Apache Hadoop and Spark jobs. It is similar to AWS EMR and Azure HDInsight. It’s a layer on top that makes it easy to spin up and down clusters as you need them. By default, every machine on the Dataproc cluster will include Hadoop, Spark, hive, and pig. When compared to traditional and other competing cloud services, Dataproc has a number of advantages like Low cost, Superfast, Integrated, and Managed. With less time and money spent on administration, you can focus on your jobs and your data.