What's New in Cloudera Documentation

What's New in Cloudera Documentation in March, 2019

This section describes new topics added and major changes made to Cloudera documentation in March, 2019:

Product What's New Link
Cloudera Data Science Workbench Published a new Security Overview for Cloudera Data Science Workbench. This topic goes over the basics of the CDSW security model, the wildcard DNS requirement, and how authentication, authorization, and wire encryption work in Cloudera Data Science Workbench. CDSW Security Overview
Apache Flume

Added information on Flume Kudu sink, which is a Flume sink that reads events from a channel and writes them to a Kudu table.

Flume Kudu Sink
Apache Hbase

Added information about how to validate HBase compatibility when upgrading a CDH 5 cluster to CDH 6.

Migrating Apache HBase Before Upgrading to CDH 6

Added information about how to configure the BucketCache IO Engine, which defines where to store the content of the BucketCache.

Configuring the BucketCache IO Engine
YARN Added information about how to enable GPU as a resource. Enabling GPU Using Cloudera Manager
Added information about how to create and enable a custom resource. Create Custom Resource Using Cloudera Manager

What's New in Cloudera Documentation in February, 2019

This section describes new topics added and major changes made to Cloudera documentation in February, 2019:

Product What's New Link
Cloud Storage CDH 6.1.0 supports Google Cloud Storage as the persistent storage layer for CDH clusters. Configuring Google Cloud Storage Connectivity
Apache Impala Added a new section on load-balancing proxy in TLS-enabled cluster. Special Proxy Considerations for TLS/SSL-Enabled Clusters
Added a section on enabling LDAP in Cloudera Manager. Enabling LDAP in Cloudera Manager
Updated docs to reflect decoupling of compute and storage in Hadoop clusters. Components of the Impala Server
Apache Kudu Added a recommendation to use nscd (name service caching daemon) for all name resolutions. Slow Name Resolution and nscd
Hue The Hue Guide has been completely re-organized and additional content added. Look for further improvements in the areas of performance tuning and reference architectures to be released soon.

What's New in Cloudera Documentation in January, 2019

This section describes new topics added and major changes made to Cloudera documentation in January, 2019:

Product What's New Link
Cloudera Data Science Workbench

Released Cloudera Data Science Workbench 1.5.0.

This release includes direct integration with Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP), adds support for Cloudera Enterprise 6.1 (and higher), and ships some noteworthy bug fixes and enhancements.

Apache Spark ML Learn how to configure Spark ML to use native math libraries that accelerate model training speed for algorithms like Alternating Least Squares (ALS). Using Native Math Libraries to Accelerate Spark Machine Learning Applications
Workload XM The new Workload View feature enables you to break down workloads by specific criteria to perform deep-dive analysis on the queries. For example, you can use the Workload View feature to determine which users are executing workloads that do not adhere to SLAs. You can also examine how queries being sent to specific databases or that use specific pools are performing against SLAs.

What's New in Cloudera Documentation in December, 2018

This section describes new topics added and major changes made to Cloudera documentation in December, 2018:

Product What's New Link
Cloudera Data Science Workbench

Released Cloudera Data Science Workbench 1.4.3.

This release adds new customizations and fixes some critical bugs, including a permanent fix for TSB-346: Risk of Data Loss on Cloudera Data Science Workbench Shutdown and Restart. Please read the Release Notes carefully before you start upgrading or perform a shutdown/restart operation on any previous version of CDSW.

Cloudera Data Science Workbench 1.4.3 Release Notes
OpenJDK OpenJDK is now supported with Cloudera Manager and CDH 6.1 and higher.

What's New in Cloudera Documentation in November, 2018

This section describes new topics added and major changes made to Cloudera documentation in November, 2018:

Product What's New Link
Apache HBase Information about how to move the HBase Master role from one host to another. Moving HBase Master Role to Another Host
Navigator Encrypt

When configuring a Navigator Encrypt mount point, you can use either the device name or the UUID to configure the mount point.

Because the UUID mount point configuration choice is preferable for Navigator Encrypt, there is a new procedure for migrating from a device name to UUID.

Converting from Device Names to UUIDs for Encrypted Devices
Workload Experience Manager (Workload XM) With the release of Cloudera Manager 5.16, new functionality has been added to Workload XM to redact logs and queries and for proxy server support. These new features can be enabled by configuring the Telemetry Publisher service in Cloudera Manager. In addition to these new features, now you can download the SQL commands to address "Corrupt Table Statistics" and "Missing Table Statistics" query health checks and numerous usability enhancements have also been added. What's New from Workload XM
Information about how to configure Workload XM to tunnel through a firewall in your environment. Configuring a Firewall for Workload XM
Detailed description of the diagnostic data collection performed by Workload XM. Workload XM Diagnostic Data Collection