New in Cloudera Enterprise 6.0: Analytic Search

Categories: CDH Search

It has been a long and patient wait for Apache Hadoop 3.0 to mature. A major new version of the storage layer obviously impacts all our integrated components, including Apache Solr and all our integrations with the rest of the platform, commonly referred to as Cloudera Search. Since our customers’ Search deployments are so often mission critical, we’ve made sure to take time to do extensive integration testing and focus on the upgrade experience.

Now the moment has finally come to announce Solr 7.0 in Cloudera Search and available as of our new major release,

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Scalability of Kafka Messaging using Consumer Groups

Categories: Data Ingestion Flume Kafka Use Case

Traditional messaging models fall into two categories: Shared Message Queues and Publish-Subscribe models. Both models have their own pros and cons. Neither could successfully handle big data ingestion at scale due to limitations in their design. Apache Kafka implements a publish-subscribe messaging model which provides fault tolerance, scalability to handle large volumes of streaming data for real-time analytics. It was developed at LinkedIn in 2010 to meet its growing data pipeline needs. Apache Kafka bridges the gaps that traditional messaging models failed to achieve.

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Backup and Disaster Recovery for Cloudera Search

Categories: CDH Search

One of the worst things that can happen in mission-critical production environments is loss of data and another is downtime. For a search service that provides end users with easy access to data using natural language, downtime would mean complete halt for those parts of your organization. Even worse if the search service is fueling your online business, it interrupts your customer access and end user experience.

That is why we designed multiple options of backup and disaster recovery for your data served via Cloudera Search,

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Automated Provisioning of CDH in the Cloud with Cloudera Director and Ansible

Categories: CDH Cloud Cloudera Director Guest

This is a guest blog post from Jasper Pult, Technology Consultant at Lufthansa Industry Solutionsan international IT consultancy covering all aspects of Big Data, IoT and Cloud.  The below work was implemented using Director’s API v9 and certain API details might change in future versions.

Cloud computing is quickly replacing traditional on premises solutions in all kinds of industries. With Apache Hadoop workloads often varying in resource requirements over time,

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