Virtual machines for data science how to install - Mac OS X
VirtualBox and Vagrant
For Mac OS X
This tutorial will show you how to install VirtualBox and
Vagrant, which will allow you to use virtual machines for
Hardware and Software requirements
You should use a machine with the following minimum
➔ 3.5 GB free disk space
➔ 2.5 GB (4+ GB preferred)
➔ Any recent Intel or AMD multicore processor should be
We support the 64-bit (preferred) Mac OS X 10.9.5 or later
First step: Installing the VirtualBox
➔ Download VirtualBox 5.0 for OS X host here https://www.virtualbox.
➔ Open up My Downloads. Double click to VirtualBox 4.3.28.
➔ In the open window double click on the first icon (VirtualBox.pkg).
Then click Continue - Continue - Install. Authorize the install.
➔ This make take a little bit. When the installation was successful click Close.
➔ Go to the Applications folder. Double click the VirtualBox icon. And this is
Second step: Installing Vagrant
➔ Go to the page https://www.vagrantup.com/downloads.html
➔ Choose Mac OS X Universal (32 and 64-bit) and download vagrant_1.7.4 file.
➔ Open My Downloads. Double-click to vagrant.1.7.4.dmg file.
➔ Double-click on vagrant.pkg icon. Click continue and Install. Put in your
➔ Wait a little bit.
➔ Vagrant is installed.
Installation and usage of virtual machines
If all above steps run successfully,
you are ready to install and use the virtual machine.
Please see “How to install and use” presentation to get you
started with virtual machine of your choice (Python or Spark).
Thank you for attention!
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