Category Archives: Impala

Meet the Engineer: Nong Li

Categories: Impala Meet the Engineer

In this installment of “Meet the Engineer”, meet Nong Li, a software engineer working on the open-source Cloudera Impala real-time query engine.

What do you do at Cloudera?

I’ve been working at Cloudera for a little over a year now and for the whole time, I’ve been working on Cloudera Impala. On Impala, I spend most of my time focusing on improving the performance of the query execution engine,

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What’s Next for Cloudera Impala?

Categories: Avro CDH Hadoop Impala

It’s been an exciting month and a half since the launch of the Cloudera Impala (the new open source distributed query engine for Apache Hadoop) beta, and we thought it’d be a great time to provide an update about what’s next for the project – including our product roadmap, release schedule and open-source plan.

First of all, we’d like to thank you for your enthusiasm and valuable beta feedback. We’re actively listening and have already fixed many of the bugs reported,

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Secrets of Cloudera Support: The Champagne Strategy

Categories: CDH Hadoop HBase HDFS Hive Impala Support Use Case

At Cloudera, we put great pride into drinking our own champagne. That pride extends to our support team, in particular.

Cloudera Manager, our end-to-end management platform for CDH (Cloudera’s open-source, enterprise-ready distribution of Apache Hadoop and related projects), has a feature that allows subscription customers to send a snapshot of their cluster to us. When these cluster snapshots come to us from customers, they end up in a CDH cluster at Cloudera where various forms of data processing and aggregation can be performed. 


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Cloudera Impala Beta (version 0.3) and Cloudera Manager 4.1.2 Now Available

Categories: Cloudera Manager Impala

I am pleased to announce the release of Cloudera Impala Beta (version 0.3) and Cloudera Manager 4.1.2. Key enhancements in each release are:

Cloudera Impala Beta (version 0.3)

  • Stability and performance enhancements to address feedback from the beta program
  • Impala Beta will be regularly updated with features, bug fixes, and performance enhancements. We will typically release such updates every 2 – 4 weeks. Please check the release notes to find out what’s new with each update.

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External Hands-on Experiences with Cloudera Impala

Categories: Impala

The beta release of Cloudera Impala, the first (and open source) real-time query engine for Apache Hadoop, has been out in the wild (in binary as well as VM forms) for over a month now, and users have had time to get up-close and hands-on. Consequently, we’re beginning to see some fascinating self-published observations and guides.  

Here are just a few examples; you may know of more that we’ve missed:

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