Ways To Install CDH4
You can install CDH4 in any of the following ways:
- Automated method using Cloudera Manager; instructions here. Cloudera
Manager automates the installation and configuration of CDH4 on an entire cluster if
you have root or password-less sudo
SSH access to your cluster's machines. Note: Cloudera recommends that you use the automated method if possible.
- Manual methods described below:
- Download and install the CDH4 "1-click Install" package
- Add the CDH4 repository
- Build your own CDH4 repository
- Install from a CDH4 tarball — see How Packaging Affects CDH4 Deployment.
The following instructions describe downloading and installing the "1-click Install" package, adding a repository, and building your own repository.
If you use one of these methods rather than Cloudera Manager, the first of these methods (downloading and installing the "1-click Install" package) is recommended in most cases because it is simpler than building or adding a repository.
How Packaging Affects CDH4 Deployment
Installing from Packages
- To install and deploy MRv1, follow the directions on this page and then proceed with Deploying MapReduce v1 (MRv1) on a Cluster.
Installing from a Tarball
- If you install CDH4 from a tarball, you will install YARN. Read the discussion of YARN under New Features before you proceed.
- As of CDH4.3.0, there is no separate tarball for MRv1. Instead, the MRv1 binaries, examples, etc., are delivered in the Hadoop tarball itself. The scripts for running MRv1 are in the bin-mapreduce1 directory in the tarball, and the MRv1 examples are in the examples-mapreduce1 directory.
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