This is the documentation for CDH 4.7.1.
Documentation for other versions is available at Cloudera Documentation.

CDH Version and Packaging Information

For installation instructions for CDH4, see CDH 4 Installation. For installation instructions for CDH3, see CDH3 Installation.

If you are using a platform that is not supported by Debian, RPM, or SUSE packages, you can download the patched sources – see the Patched Tarball links for the version you want.

CDH is available in the following releases:

  • CDH4 is the current stable release of CDH, based on Apache Hadoop 2.0.
  • CDH3 is the previous stable, production-quality release series, based on Apache Hadoop 0.20.2.
      Important: CDH3 has reached End of Maintenance (EOM) as of June 20, 2013. Cloudera will not support or provide patches for any of the CDH3 releases.
  • CDH2 is a retired release series. No further updates are planned for this series.
  • CDH1 is a retired release series. No further updates are planned for this series.