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Cloudera Director

Run production-ready Apache Hadoop clusters on Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, or Google Cloud Platform—only paying for what you use.

Cloudera Director key features

Flexible, self-service deployment. Through an intuitive user interface (UI), multiple user groups can quickly take advantage of the added speed and greater flexibility of the cloud with self-service provisioning for the fastest time-to-value. Deployments are preconfigured for immediate production use, regardless of the cloud environment. Cloudera Director will get your business up and running quickly, consistently, and reliably with Hadoop in the cloud.

Simple cloud-centric administration. Get a single pane of glass view of all cloud deployments for unified administration. Cloudera Director is deeply integrated with Cloudera Manager for a direct connection and consistent administration for cluster-level management and monitoring. The Cloudera Director user interface provides simplified cluster lifecycle management—with wizards to spin up, scale, terminate, and even clone clusters as needed—and the ability to easily monitor multiple deployments, even across cloud environments.


Designed with an extensible open framework, cloud partners can seamlessly integrate with Cloudera Director for simple, reliable deployments. So you can get started with Hadoop in your preferred environment.

Currently, Cloudera Director includes integrations with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform (GCP), and Microsoft Azure, with more extensions being added soon.


As an integrated part of Cloudera Enterprise, Cloudera Director makes it easy to deploy and manage production-ready Hadoop in your choice of cloud environment—complete with compliance-ready security and governance, and optimized backup and disaster recovery. Cloudera Director is also directly linked with Cloudera Manager for a single, reliable administrative experience for all deployments.

Partnered across the ecosystem

Cloudera is partnered with all the major cloud vendors, so you get the same enterprise Hadoop platform and experience no matter what your environment-of-choice may be. With an active ecosystem of more than 1,700 dedicated partners, you also get seamless integration to continue using the leading third-party tools whether you deploy in the cloud, on-premises, or in a hybrid environment.

Expert support for Hadoop in the cloud

No one knows Hadoop like Cloudera, especially for cloud deployments. With experts available across the globe, you get direct access to world-class support 24/7. With more experience across more customers, for more use cases, Cloudera is the leader in Hadoop support at any scale for any deployment environment, so you can focus on results.

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