Category Archives: Cloud

Cloudera Navigator Optimizer Graduates from Beta, is Now Generally Available

Categories: Cloud Cloudera Navigator Hadoop

This new release includes, among other things, support for “slicing and dicing” workloads by user/application/report, workload breakdown by similar queries, and alerts for Apache Hive and Apache Impala (incubating) best practices.

Cloudera Navigator Optimizer enables database architects and database administrators (DBAs) to gain in-depth understanding of their SQL workloads running in data warehouse environments or on Apache Hadoop. Navigator Optimizer makes planning offload projects more predictable by assessing risk and reducing development costs.

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What’s New in Cloudera Director 2.1?

Categories: CDH Cloud Cloudera Manager Hadoop

This new release contains, among other things, support for usage-based billing, deployments to Microsoft Azure, and deployments across providers or regions.

Cloudera Director is a manifestation of Cloudera’s commitment to provide a simple and reliable way to deploy, scale, and manage Apache Hadoop in the cloud of your choice. Cloudera Director enables you to deploy production-ready clusters for big data applications and successfully run workloads in the cloud. With Cloudera Director 2.1,

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How-to: Deploy a Secure Enterprise Data Hub on AWS (Part 2)

Categories: Cloud How-to Security

Learn how to use Cloudera Director, Microsoft Active Directory, and Centrify Express to deploy a secure EDH cluster for workloads in the public cloud.

In Part 1 of this series, you learned about configuring Microsoft Active Directory and Centrify Express for optimal security across your Cloudera-powered EDH, whether for on-premise or public-cloud deployments. In this concluding installment, you’ll learn the cloud-specific pieces in this process, including some AWS fundamentals and in-depth details about cluster provisioning using Cloudera Director.

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How-to: Deploy a Secure Enterprise Data Hub on AWS

Categories: CDH Cloud How-to Ops and DevOps

Learn how to use Cloudera Director, Microsoft Active Directory, and Centrify Express to deploy a secure EDH cluster for workloads in the public cloud. 

There are several best practices for deploying a secure Apache Hadoop-powered enterprise data hub (EDH) cluster on Amazon Web Services (AWS), including use of Centrify Express for Linux-to-Active Directory host integration and Microsoft Active Directory as the core integration point for identity, authentication, authorization, and public key infrastructure (PKI).

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How-to: Install Cloudera Enterprise on Microsoft Azure (Part 2)

Categories: Cloud Guest

Recently, GoDataDriven installed a Cloudera cluster on Microsoft Azure. This two-part blog post, written by Alexander Bij and Tünde Alkemade and republished with permission, provides information about use case, implemented design, installation.

In the first post we discussed some information about the use case, the design and some basic information about Microsoft Azure. We showed some options how you can install Cloudera on Azure and what best practices we saw when installing a distributed system on Azure.

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