The recent OpenStack Kilo release adds many features to the Sahara project, which provides a simple means of provisioning an Apache Hadoop (or Spark) cluster on top of OpenStack. This how-to, from Intel Software Engineer Wei Ting Chen, explains how to use the Sahara CDH plugin with this new release.
[Ed note: Cloudera does not provide support for Cloudera Enterprise on OpenStack. Cloudera customers should contact their representative with questions.]
This how-to assumes that OpenStack is already installed.