Editor’s Note (added Feb. 25, 2015): For releases beyond 4.5, Cloudera recommends the use of Cloudera Director for deploying CDH in cloud environments.
Cloudera Manager includes a new express installation wizard for Amazon Web Services (AWS) EC2. Its goal is to enable Cloudera Manager users to provision CDH clusters and Cloudera Impala (the open source distributed query engine for Apache Hadoop) on EC2 as easily as possible (for testing and development purposes only,
Last week Cloudera released the 4.5 release of Cloudera Manager, the leading framework for end-to-end management of Apache Hadoop clusters. (Download Cloudera Manager here, and see install instructions here.) Among many other features, Cloudera Manager 4.5 adds support for Apache Hive. In this post, I’ll explain how to set up a Hive server for use with Cloudera Manager 4.5 (and later).
For details about other new features in this release,
We are pleased to announce that Cloudera Manager 3.7.4 is now available! The most notable updates in this release are:
- A fixed memory leak in supervisord
- Compatibility with a scheduled refresh of CDH3u3
- Significant improvements to the alerting functionality, and the rate of ‘false positive alerts’
- Support for several new multi-homing features
- Updates to the default heap sizes for the management daemons (these have been increased).
Cloudera and Cisco jointly announced a reference architecture for running Cloudera’s Distribution Including Apache Hadoop (CDH) and Cloudera Manager on Cisco’s Unified Computing System (UCS) last November. It was the first Apache Hadoop reference architecture assembled by Cisco, and is proudly certified by Cloudera.
I bring a different perspective on the Cloudera-Cisco relationship, as I worked for over five years in Cisco on the software powering the Nexus 5000 series switches and the Cisco Virtual Interface Card.