Author Archives: Bala Venkatrao

What’s New in Cloudera Manager 5?

Categories: CDH Cloudera Manager Ops and DevOps YARN

Learn the new features and enhancements in Cloudera Manager 5, including support for YARN, management of third-party apps and frameworks, and more.

The response to the Oct. 2013 release of Cloudera Enterprise 5 Beta has been overwhelming, and Cloudera is busily working closely with several customers to incorporate their feedback.

Cloudera Manager 5 is a key part of this release, and in this post, I will provide a brief overview of some key features in Beta 1 as well as introduce some of those planned for Beta 2 (to be released in early 2014).

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Cloudera Manager 4.6: Now with Significantly More Free Features

Categories: CDH Cloudera Manager

Yesterday we announced the availability of Cloudera Manager 4.6. As part of this release, the Free Edition of Cloudera Manager (now a part of Cloudera Standard) has been enhanced significantly to include many features formerly only available with a subscription license:

  • Support for managing multiple CDH clusters
  • Service and host monitoring with proactive health checks computed from hundreds of different key metrics
  • Tunable thresholds that allow customizable alerts for your environment
  • Activity monitoring: A single,

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What’s New in Cloudera Manager 4.5?

Categories: Cloudera Manager

It has been a while since I have blogged, primarily because we have been heads-down working toward the Cloudera Manager 4.5 release that we announced yesterday!

Cloudera Manager has seen a rapid adoption among enterprise customers and as more clusters are deployed into production environments, the more feature requests we get from them. We have heard our customers and the Cloudera Manager 4.5 release aims to address many of these requests.

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Cloudera Manager 4.0: Customer Feedback and Adoption

Categories: CDH Cloudera Manager General Ops and DevOps Tools

It’s been roughly three months since we announced GA of Cloudera Manager 4.0 (CM4) and I wanted to provide an update on its adoption and feedback from customers.

For those new to it, Cloudera Manager is the first and market-leading management platform for CDH (Cloudera’s Distribution Including Apache Hadoop). Enterprise customers are coming to expect an end-to-end tool that manages the entire lifecycle of their Hadoop operations. In fact,

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Cloudera Manager 4.0.3 Released!

Categories: Cloudera Manager

We are pleased to announce the availability of Cloudera Manager 4.0.3. This is an enhancement release, with several improvements to configurability and usability. Some key enhancements include:

  • Configurable user/group settings for Oozie, HBase, YARN, MapReduce, and HDFS processes.
  • Support new configuration parameters for MapReduce services.
  • Auto configuration of reserved space for non-DFS use parameter for HDFS service.
  • Improved cluster upgrade process.
  • Support for LDAP users/groups that belong to more than one Organization Unit (OU).

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