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02. Installing & getting started with Cloudera QuickStart on VMWare for windows in 17 steps

Prerequisite: At least 12GB+ RAM (i.e. 4GB+ for operating system & 8GB+ for Cloudera), although 16 GB+ is preferred. 80GB Hard Disk. Cloudera runs on CentOS, which is the community edition of the Linux. Windows system must support 64-bit.

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03. Upgrading Java version in Cloudera Quickstart

This extends Installing & getting started with Cloudera QuickStart on VMWare for windows to upgrade the Java version from 1.7.x to 1.8.x. Firstly, check if your Cloudera version supports Java 1.8. This example is running on Cloudera 5.12.

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Before running a Spark job on a YARN cluster in Cloudera and about the Spark history server

Problem: When you run a Spark job via “spark-submit” command on a “YARN” cluster as shown below in a terminal, It creates a folder and files in HDFS under The files will be named with “application ids” like “application_1510971789108_0015”. This will cause a permission issue, … Read more ›...



Understanding Cloudera Hadoop users

Step 1: A number of special users are created by default when installing and using CDH and Cloudera Manager. For example

Unix user id: hdfs
groups: hdfs hadoop

Unix user id: spark
groups: spark

Unix user id: hive
groups: hive

and so on.

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⏯ 01: Cloudera Manager Tutorial

1. Installing & getting started with Cloudera QuickStart on VMWare for windows in 17 steps

Learn step by step at: Course: Getting started with BigData on Cloudera

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