Category Archives: Hue

A New Web UI for Spark

Categories: Hue Spark

The team behind Hue, the open source Web UI that makes Apache Hadoop easier to use, strikes again with a new Spark app.

Editor’s note: This post was recently published on the Hue blog. We republish it here for your convenience.

Hi Spark Makers!

Hue application for Apache Spark (incubating) was recently created. It lets users execute and monitor Spark jobs directly from their browser and be more productive.

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How-to: Index and Search Data with Hue’s Search App

Categories: How-to Hue Search

You can use Hue and Cloudera Search to build your own integrated Big Data search app.

In a previous post, you learned how to analyze data using Apache Hive via Hue’s Beeswax and Catalog apps. This time, you’ll see how to make Yelp Dataset Challenge data searchable by indexing it and building a customizable UI with the Hue Search app.

Indexing Data in Cloudera Search

Indexing data in Cloudera Search involves :

  • Setting up SolrCloud to partition your dataset into multiple indexes and processes
  • Configuring SolrCloud collections to hold indexes
  • Specifying the schema by which indexes will be created
  • Feeding relevant data into the SolrCloud


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Sqooping Data with Hue

Categories: Hue Sqoop

Hue, the open source Web UI that makes Apache Hadoop easier to use, has a brand-new application that enables transferring data between relational databases and Hadoop. This new application is driven by Apache Sqoop 2 and has several user experience improvements, to boot.

Sqoop is a batch data migration tool for transferring data between traditional databases and Hadoop. The first version of Sqoop is a heavy client that drives and oversees data transfer via MapReduce.

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Enabling SSO Authentication in Hue

Categories: General Hue Security

There’s good news for users of Hue, the open source web UI that makes Apache Hadoop easier to use: A new SAML 2.0-compliant backend, which is scheduled to ship in the next release of the Cloudera platform, will provide a better authentication experience for users as well as IT.

With this new feature, single sign-on (SSO) authentication can be achieved instead of using Hue credentials – thus,

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