Category Archives: Hue

How-to: Manage Permissions in Hue

Categories: How-to Hue MapReduce Oozie

Hue is a web interface for Apache Hadoop that makes common Hadoop tasks such as running MapReduce jobs, browsing HDFS, and creating Apache Oozie workflows, easier. (To learn more about the integration of Oozie and Hue, see this blog post.) In this post, we’re going to focus on how one of the fundamental components in Hue, Useradmin, has matured.

New User and Permission Features

User and permission management in Hue has changed drastically over the past year.

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Hue 2.0 Packs New Features in a Refreshing UI

Categories: CDH General Hue

Hue 2.0.1 has just been released. 2.0.1 represents major improvement on top of the Hue 1.x series. To list a few key new features:

  • Frontend has been re-implemented as full screen pages.
  • Hue supports LDAP (OpenLDAP and Active Directory). Hue can be configured to authenticate against LDAP. Additionally, Hue can import users and groups from LDAP, and refresh group membership from LDAP.
  • Hue supports per-application authorization.

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Developing Applications for HUE

Categories: General Hue

Yesterday’s post gave an overview of the HUE (aka. Hadoop User Experience) project which was released in CDH3b2 and available on github. HUE is a graphical “desktop” style web application that runs in modern browsers (Firefox, Chrome, Safari, and IE8+) that allows users to interact with a Hadoop installation as if it were just another computer. They browse the file system, create and manage user accounts, view and edit files,

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What’s New in CDH3b2: HUE

Categories: General Hadoop Hue

The HUE (aka. Hadoop User Experience) project [download|installation|manual] started as Cloudera Desktop about a year ago. The old name “Desktop” really refers to a desktop look-and-feel, since HUE is a web UI for Hadoop. Beyond delivering a suite of web applications, it is also a platform for building custom applications with a nice UI library. Gradually, we realized how much value such a UI platform would bring to the community,

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