Tag Archives: Hue

Migrating to CDH

Categories: General Hadoop HBase HDFS Hive MapReduce Pig ZooKeeper

With the recent release of CDH3b2, many users are more interested than ever to try out Cloudera’s Distribution for Hadoop (CDH). One of the questions we often hear is, “what does it take to migrate?”.

Why Migrate?

If you’re not familiar with CDH3b2, here’s what you need to know.

All versions of CDH provide:

  • RPM and Debian packages for simple installation and management.
  • Clean integration with the host operating system.

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What’s New in CDH3b2: Apache Hive

Categories: General Hive

CDH3 beta 2 includes Apache Hive 0.5.0, the latest version of the popular open source Apache Hadoop data warehouse platform. Hive allows you to express data analysis tasks in a dialect of SQL called HiveQL, and then compiles these tasks into MapReduce jobs and executes the jobs on your Hadoop cluster. Hive is a natural entry point to Hadoop for people who have prior experience with relational databases,

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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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What’s New in CDH3b2: Flume

Categories: General

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.

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