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,
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,
As part of our series of announcements at the recent Hadoop Summit, Cloudera released two of its previously internal projects into open source. One of those was the HUE user interface environment, which we’ll be saying a bit more about later this week. The other was our data movement platform Flume. We’ve been working on Flume for many months, and it’s really exciting to be able to share the details of what we’ve been doing.
Todays a big day for us at Cloudera. Were announcing, as part of our activity at Hadoop Summit, two major new releases that we believe substantially advance Apache Hadoop for both the open source community and our enterprise customers.
First, were announcing a new release of Clouderas Distribution for Hadoop CDH3 Beta 2. This release, built on more than a year and a half of extensive engagement with real customers in the market,
At Hadoop World NYC Cloudera announced a new product: Cloudera Desktop. Over the past several months this product has been my principal concern here at Cloudera where I’m the UI lead (actually, until about a week ago, I was the only UI developer).
If you aren’t familiar with Cloudera Desktop, you should check out this brief screencast: