Supported Cloudera Distributions

NOTE: By default, Cloudera may be installed with Java JDK 1.7 or earlier. If so, you must upgrade each node in the cluster to Java JDK 1.8. For more information, see https://www.cloudera.com/documentation/enterprise/latest/topics/cdh_ig_jdk_installation.html.

For this release, the  supports the following Cloudera versions. 

NOTE: Cloudera 6.0 and later requires use of native Hadoop libraries from the cluster.

Notes:

Supported Deployments

NOTE: Unless otherwise noted, all items listed below are supported across all Hadoop distribution versions listed above. Unlisted items are not supported. Please contact or your sales representative for items not listed here.

Deployment System

NOTE: The software must be installed on a gateway node of the Cloudera cluster. For more information, see System Requirements in the Planning Guide.


ItemDescription
Physical On Premise MachinesSupported.
VMWare / VXServerSupported.

NOTE: Deployment to an Amazon EC2 is supported. See Supported Deployment Scenarios for AWS.


Running Environment

ItemDescription
SparkSupported.

Supported.

Platform Security

ItemDescription
HDFS File PermissionsSupported.
HDFS PrivilegesSupported through Sentry.
Hive PrivilegesSupported through Sentry.
Kerberos-Enabled Hadoop ClusterSupported.
Secure User Impersonation

Supported.

High Availability

ItemDescription
Name Node, Resource Manager, HttpFSSupported.

Metadata Publishing

ItemDescription
Cloudera Navigator

Not supported.

Hive PublishingSupported.
Redshift Publishing

Supported.

Supported File Formats

See Supported File Formats in the User Guide.

Connectivity

Hadoop Connectivity

The  supports connectivity for execution to the following Hadoop environments for this vendor's distributions. Connectivity exceptions are listed below:

Running EnvironmentHDFS ReaderHDFS WriterHive Reader w/ HiveServer2
SparkSupported.Supported.Supported.
Profiling EnvironmentHDFS ReaderHDFS Writer
Profiling on SparkSupported.Supported.

External Connectivity

Storage PlatformHDFS ReaderHDFS Writer
S3 Supported.Supported. 
Storage PlatformAmazon S3 ReaderAmazon S3 Writer
Spark ProfilingSupported.Supported.

Notes