This is the documentation for Cloudera 5.4.x. Documentation for other versions is available at Cloudera Documentation.

QuickStart VM Software Versions and Documentation

VM Version Documentation
CDH 5 and Cloudera Manager 5
  • To learn more about CDH 5 and Cloudera Manager 5, see the Cloudera 5 documentation.
  • For the latest important information about new features, incompatible changes, and known issues, see the Release Guide.
  • For information on the versions of the components in the latest release, and links to each project's changes files and release notes, see the packaging section of Version and Download Information.
  • Cloudera Manager is installed in the VM but is turned off by default. If you would like to use Cloudera Manager, open the Launch Cloudera Manager icon on the desktop. It is strongly recommended that before you do so, you configure the VM with a minimum of 8 GiB of RAM and 2 virtual CPU cores (by default it will use 4 GiB of RAM and 1 virtual CPU core). Cloudera Manager and all of the CDH services might not launch properly with less RAM. After launching Cloudera Manager, all of the services in CDH are started, although it might take several minutes for Cloudera Manager to start all of the services. To conserve resources and improve performance, it is recommended that you stop services you do not plan to use. Changes made to configuration files before launching Cloudera Manager are not preserved.
    You can start or reconfigure any installed services using the web interface that is automatically displayed when the VM starts.
      Warning: If Cloudera Manager is running, do not use init scripts from the command line to start, stop, or configure CDH components. Doing so will leave the cluster in an undefined state that could result in data loss. Use only Cloudera Manager to start, stop, or configure CDH components when running Cloudera Manager.
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