If you don’t count the download, you’ll get this up and running in 5 minutes tops. At the end you’ll have Hadoop, Sqoop, Pig, Hive, HBase, ZooKeeper, Oozie, Hume, Flume, and Whirr all configured and ready to experiment with.
Making it easy for users to experiment with these tools increases the chances for adoption. Adoption means business.
Original title and link: Experimenting with Hadoop using Cloudera VirtualBox Demo (NoSQL databases © myNoSQL)