This is the documentation for Cloudera 5.2.x.
Documentation for other versions is available at Cloudera Documentation.

CDH Version and Packaging Information

For installation instructions for CDH 5, see Cloudera Installation and Upgrade. For installation instructions for CDH 4, see the CDH 4 Installation Guide.

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:

  • CDH 5 is the current stable release of CDH, based on Apache Hadoop 2.3.0 or later. For information on the exact version of Apache Hadoop that is included in each CDH 5 release, see CDH Packaging and Tarball Information.
  • CDH 4 is the previous stable, production-quality release series, based on Apache Hadoop 2.0.
  • CDH 3 is a retired release series. No further updates are planned for this series.
      Important: CDH 3 has reached End of Maintenance (EOM) as of June 20th, 2013. Cloudera will not support or provide patches for any of the CDH 3 releases.
  • CDH 2 is a retired release series. No further updates are planned for this series.
  • CDH 1 is a retired release series. No further updates are planned for this series.