This is the documentation for Cloudera 5.5.x. Documentation for other versions is available at Cloudera Documentation.

Installing the GPL Extras Parcel

GPL Extras contains LZO functionality.

To install the GPL Extras parcel:
  1. Add the appropriate repository to the Cloudera Manager list of parcel repositories. The public repositories can be found at: If you are using LZO with Impala, you must choose a specific version of the GPL Extras parcel for the Impala version according to the following tables:
    Table 1. CDH 5
    Impala Version Parcels Version Subdirectory GPL Extras Parcel Version
    CDH 5.x.y 5.x.y/ GPLEXTRAS-5.x.y
    Table 2. CDH 4
    Impala Version Parcels Version Subdirectory GPL Extras Parcel Version
    2.1.0 HADOOP_LZO-0.4.15-1.gplextras.p0.101
    2.0.0 HADOOP_LZO-0.4.15-1.gplextras.p0.101
    1.4.0 HADOOP_LZO-0.4.15-1.gplextras.p0.85
    1.3.1 HADOOP_LZO-0.4.15-1.gplextras.p0.64
    1.2.4 HADOOP_LZO-0.4.15-1.gplextras.p0.58
    1.2.3 HADOOP_LZO-0.4.15-1.gplextras.p0.39
    1.2.2 HADOOP_LZO-0.4.15-1.gplextras.p0.37
    1.2.1 HADOOP_LZO-0.4.15-1.gplextras.p0.33
    To create the repository URL, append the version directory to the URL (CDH 4) or (CDH 5) respectively. For example:
  2. Download, distribute, and activate the parcel.
  3. If not already installed, on all cluster hosts, install the lzo package on RHEL or the liblzo2-2 package on SLES, Debian, or Ubuntu:
    sudo yum install lzo
    Debian or Ubuntu:
    sudo apt-get install liblzo2-2
    sudo zypper install liblzo2-2
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