A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away only the chosen few could deploy and operate a fully functional Hadoop cluster. Vendors were taking pride in rationalizing this experience to their customers by creating various distributions including Apache Hadoop. It all changed when Cloudera decided to support Apache Bigtop as the first 100% community driven bigdata management distribution of Apache Hadoop. Today, most major commercial distribution of Apache Hadoop are based on Bigtop. Bigtop has won the Hadoop distributions war and is offering a superset of packaged components. In this talk we will focus on practical advice of how to deploy and start operating a Hadoop cluster using Bigtop’s packages and deployment code. We will dive into the details of using packages of Hadoop ecosystem provided by Bigtop and how to build data management pipelines in support your enterprise applications.