Mahout Installation And Setup

Posted By Kartik Arora | 26-Dec-2014

 

Basics Of Mahout

  • Mahout is an open source machine learning library from Apache.

  • The algorithms it implements fall under the broad umbrella of machine learning or collective intelligence.

  • Scalable.

  • JAVA Library- It doesn’t provide a user interface, a prepackaged server, or an installer. It’s a framework of tools intended to be used and adapted by developers.

 

 

Mahout Setup

 

How To install Mahout in Local System(LINUX).

 

  • JAVA must be installed into your system.

  • Install Maven.

     

            ############## Apache-Maven #########
    	    export M2_HOME=/opt/apache-maven-3.2.3
    	    export M2=$M2_HOME/bin
    	     export PATH=$M2:$PATH
    	     export JAVA_HOME=$JAVA_HOME
           
    
     
    • Check if the Maven is properly installed.

        mvn --version
        
    
     
     
    • Download Apache Maven from Apache official website.

    • Extract the distribution archive, i.e. apache-maven-3.2.3-bin.tar.gz to the directory you wish to install Maven. These instructions assume you chose/usr/local/apache-maven. The subdirectory apache-maven-3.2.3 will be created from the archive.

    • Go to bashrc in terminal and set up the Maven Home path.

  • Install Mahout.

    #########Apache-Mahout############
    export MAHOUT_HOME="/opt/mahout-distribution-0.9"
    export PATH=$MAHOUT_HOME/bin:$PATH
    
    • Check if the Mahout is properly installed.

    	mvn install
    
    • Download Apache Mahout from Apache official website.

    • Extract it to your desired location.

    • Go to bashrc in terminal and set up the Mahout Home path.

    

To use Mahout in a Maven Project one just need to add a Maven Dependency as below.


		org.apache.mahout
		mahout-core
		0.9
	

 

 

Hope this Mahout Installation tutorials helped you in easily installing mahout into your system.

 

Regards,

Kartik Arora

 
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