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

Deploying CDH4 on a Cluster

To deploy CDH4 on a cluster, do the following:

  1. Configure Network Hosts
  2. Configure HDFS
  3. Deploy MapReduce v1 (MRv1) or YARN with MapReduce v2 (YARN)

    See Hadoop Users in CDH4 for a list of special users created by CDH4 during installation.

  Note: Do the tasks in this section after installing the latest version of CDH; see CDH4 Installation.