Installation Examples

This is prototype documentation that extracts the specific installation steps for a particular operating system and database combination. Please let us know how you think we can improve upon these examples in higher releases.

Six Steps to CDH Installation

There are many options and potential paths that make each CDH cluster unique for a particular business case. However, you will always follow the same six steps when installing a CDH cluster.

  1. Prepare Hosts
  2. Prepare Databases
  3. Install Cloudera Manager
  4. Start Cloudera Manager
  5. Select and Start Services
  6. Configure the Cluster

For production clusters, the most time-consuming and manual part of the install is preparing your hosts and databases. You are guided through the remainder of the installation by Cloudera Manager.