Cloudera Enterprise 5.8 includes the latest release of Hue (3.10), the web UI that makes Apache Hadoop easier to use.
As part of Cloudera’s continuing investments in user experience and productivity, Cloudera Enterprise 5.8 includes a new release of Hue that makes several common tasks much easier. In the remainder of this post, we’ll provide a summary of the main improvements. (Hue 3.10 is also available for a quick try in one click on demo.gethue.com.)
New SQL Editor
Hue’s new code editor is a single-page app that is much simpler to use than the previous editor.
CDH 5.7 includes a lot of changes (more than 1,500) to Hue, the Web UI that makes Apache Hadoop easier to use.
In this new release, the emphasis on performance and security carries over from 5.5. The overall improvement in the SQL user experience is also considerable.
In this post, we’ll cover some highlights.
New Hive Metastore Interface
This app is now on a single page,
Thanks to Jonathan Natkins, a field engineer from StreamSets, for the guest post below about using StreamSets Data Collector—open source, GUI-driven ingest technology for developing and operating data pipelines with a minimum of code—and Cloudera Search and HUE to build a real-time search environment.
As pressure mounts on data engineers to deliver more data from more sources in less time, StreamSets Data Collector can serve as a linchpin in the data management process,
Cloudera Enterprise 5.5 improves the life of the admin through a deeper integration between HUE and Cloudera Manager, as well as a rebase on HUE 3.9.
Cloudera Enterprise 5.5 contains a number of improvements related to HUE (the open source GUI that makes Apache Hadoop easier to use), including easier setup for HUE HA, built-in activity monitoring for improved stability, and better security and reporting via Cloudera Navigator and Apache Sentry (incubating).
This post from the HUE team about using HUE (the open source web GUI for Apache Hadoop), Apache Spark, and SQL for analytics was initially published in the HUE project’s blog.
Apache Spark is getting popular and HUE contributors are working on making it accessible to even more users. Specifically, by creating a Web interface that allows anyone with a browser to type some Spark code and execute it.