[Ed. Note, added May 17, 2016: Much of information below is now outdated/deprecated. For current information about the parcel format, see the documentation.]
Have you ever wished you could upgrade to the latest CDH minor release with just a few mouse clicks, and even without taking any downtime on your cluster? Well, with Cloudera Manager 4.5 and its new “Parcel” feature, you can!
That release introduced many new features and capabilities related to parcels,