Cloudera Altus Director SDX Integration

Categories: Altus CDH Cloud Cloudera Director

Cloudera provides a pathway for sharing metadata from an Altus Director managed cluster with Cloudera Altus Data Engineering or Altus Data Warehouse clusters. This blog post outlines how to use Altus Director to set up the required infrastructure as well as configuring the CDH components to enable this functionality.

SDX for Cloudera Altus persists both Apache Hive metadata and Apache Sentry data access policies independently from clusters in SDX namespaces. In this way,

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Cloudera SDX: Under the Hood

Categories: CDH

What is SDX?

Shared Data Experience — SDX — is Cloudera’s secret ingredient that makes it possible to deploy Cloudera’s four core functions (Data Engineering, Data Science, Analytic DB, Operational DB) on a single platform.

Why does that matter?

First, each of those core functions is essential to any modern enterprise business.

  • Data Engineering enables the business to run batch or stream processes that speed ETL and train machine learning models
  • Data Science enables the business to do exploratory data science at big data scale with full data security and governance
  • Analytic DB delivers the fastest time-to-insight with the flexibility and agility to run in any environment and against any type of data.

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Network Security with Cloudera Altus and Apache Spot

Categories: Altus Platform Security & Cybersecurity

Introduction

In the last few years, IT security threats to enterprise systems have increased, which has necessitated installing log ingestion and analysis solutions in any enterprise network.

This blog post illustrates how Cloudera built its own scalable solution for log ingestion and analytics using Apache Spot and Cloudera Altus. By leveraging transient workloads in the cloud, Cloudera reduced the solution’s operational costs by 50% when compared to traditional, persistent cluster approaches.

Use Case

At Cloudera,

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What’s New in Cloudera Altus Director 6.0?

Categories: Cloudera Director

Cloudera Altus Director 6.0 adds support for deploying CDH 6 clusters on public cloud infrastructure. Altus Director also features improved integration with SDX configured namespaces, allows encryption of its configuration properties, and includes a tool for copying its database. Altus Director’s interfaces have been streamlined, removing deprecated features and old API endpoints.

Cloudera Altus Director, formerly known as Cloudera Director, helps you deploy, scale, and manage Cloudera clusters in AWS,

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