This install process applies to installing  on an Azure infrastructure that you manage. 

Azure Marketplace deployments:

NOTE: Content in this section does not apply to deployments from the Azure Marketplace. For more information, see the Azure Marketplace.

Scenario Description

NOTE: All hardware in use for supporting the platform is maintained within the enterprise infrastructure on Azure.

  • Installation of  on a node in Microsoft Azure
  • Installation of  on the same node
  • Integration with a supported cluster for running jobs.
  • Base storage layer and backend datastore of ADLS Gen1, ADLS Gen2, or WASB
  • High availability or failover of the  is not supported in Azure.

For more information on deployment scenarios, see Supported Deployment Scenarios for Azure.

Limitations

Deployment limitations

The following limitations apply to installations of  on Azure:

NOTE: If you are installing the databases in PostgreSQL, you must use PostgreSQL 11 for Azure installations. Please follow the instructions for installing PostgreSQL 12, modifying them to work with version 11.


NOTE: If you are using Azure Databricks as a datasource, please verify that openJDKv1.8.0_302 or earlier is installed on the . Java 8 is required. If necessary, downgrade the Java version and restart the platform. There is a known issue with TLS v1.3.


  • The application user credentials are used to access to the cluster. Details are provided below.
  • ADLS Gen1/Storage Blob access is only for the cluster's primary storage. Additional storage accounts are not supported.
  • HDFS must be set as the base storage layer of the . Details are provided later.
    • S3 integration and AWS-based integrations such as Redshift are not supported.
  • Use of HttpFS is not supported.
  • Security features such as Kerberos and secure impersonation are not supported.

Product limitations

For general limitations on , see Product Limitations.

Prerequisities

Please acquire the following assets:

  • Install Package: Acquire the installation package for your operating system.
    • License Key: As part of the installation package, you should receive a license key file. See License Key for details.
    • For more information, contact .
  • Offline system dependencies: If you are completing the installation without Internet access, you must also acquire the offline versions of the system dependencies. See Install Dependencies without Internet Access.

Azure Desktop Requirements

  • All desktop users must be able to connect to the instance through the enterprise infrastructure.

Azure Prerequisites

Depending on which of the following Azure components you are deploying, additional prerequisites and limitations may apply:

Preparation

Before you begin, please verify that you have completed the following:

  1. Read: Please read this entire document before you begin.
  2. Cluster sizing: Before you begin, you should allocate sufficient resources for the cluster. For guidance, please contact your .
  3. Node: Review the system requirements for the node hosting the . See System Requirements in the Planning Guide.
    1. The required set of ports must be enabled for listening. See System Ports in the Planning Guide.

    2. This node should be dedicated for .

  4. Databases: 
    1. The platform utilizes a set of databases that must be accessed from the . Databases are installed as part of the workflow described later.


Deploy the Cluster

Cluster types: Deploy and provision a cluster of one of the supported types. The  supports integrations with multiple cluster types. 

NOTE: Before you deploy, you should review cluster sizing options. For guidance, please contact your .

Backend storage layer: Primary storage of the cluster may be set to an existing ADLS Gen1, ADLS Gen2, or WASB layer.

For more information, see Supported Deployment Scenarios for Azure.

Deploy the 

In your Azure infrastructure, you must deploy a suitable VM for the installation of the .

For more information on the supported cluster distributions, see Supported Deployment Scenarios for Azure.

Install Workflow

NOTE: These steps are covered in greater detail later in this section.

Next Steps

To continue, please install the  on the .

NOTE: Please complete the installation steps for the operating system version that is installed on the .

See Install Software.