CDH 4.1.4

Cloudera’s 100% Open Source Hadoop Platform

CDH is Cloudera's open source software distribution and consists of Apache Hadoop and additional key open source projects to ensure you get the most out of Hadoop and your data.

It is the only Hadoop solution to offer unified querying options (including batch processing, interactive SQL, text search, and machine learning) and necessary enterprise security features (such as role-based access controls).

Please note: CDH requires manual installation from the command line.
For a faster, automated installation download Cloudera Manager.

Whats New in CDH 4.1.4


This is a maintenance release that fixes a number of issues including the following:

  • HADOOP-5442 - The job history display needs to be paged

  • HADOOP-7108 - JobConf link broken in job history page

  • HDFS-4246 - The exclude node list should be more forgiving, for each output stream

  • HDFS-4304 - Make FSEditLogOp.MAX_OP_SIZE configurable

  • HDFS-4591 - Standby NN should not block clients while performing a checkpoint

  • HDFS-3277 - fsimage temporary checksum file is not renamed from .tmp to .md5

  • HDFS-4521 - Mismatch of topology script mappings can trigger HADOOP-8159 if hostname/IP mapping mismatches for the same DN

  • MAPREDUCE-4843 - When using DefaultTaskController, JobLocalizer not thread safe

  • MAPREDUCE-2217 - (Fixed case in which this bug leaves orphan processes hanging)

  • FLUME-1974 - Thrift compatibility issue with HBase-0.92

  • FLUME-1965 - Thrift sink alias doesn't exist

  • HBASE-8211 - Support for NN HA for 0.94

  • HBASE-6516 - hbck cannot detect any IOException while .tableinfo file is missing

  • HBASE-7018 - Fix and Improve TableDescriptor caching for bulk assignment (or part of it)

  • HBASE-5898 - Consider double-checked locking for block cache lock

  • HBASE-7369 - HConnectionManager should remove aborted connections

CDH4.1.4 Documentation

The following guides describe how to install, configure, and secure CDH4.

  • CDH4.1.4 Release Notes
  • CDH4 Requirements and Supported Versions
  • CDH4 Quick Start Guide
  • CDH4 Installation Guide
  • CDH4 High Availability Guide
  • CDH4 Security Guide
  • Hue 2 User Guide

CDH 4.x Requirements and Supported Versions

Supported Operating Systems

CDH4 provides packages for Red-Hat-compatible, SLES, Ubuntu, and Debian systems as described below.

Operating System

Version

Packages

Red Hat compatible



Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)

5.7

64-bit


6.2

64-bit, 32-bit

6.4

64-bit

CentOS

5.7

64-bit


6.2

64-bit, 32-bit


6.4

64-bit

Oracle Linux with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel

5.6

64-bit

6.4

64-bit

SLES



SLES Linux Enterprise Server (SLES)

11 with Service Pack 1 or later

64-bit

Ubuntu/Debian



Ubuntu

Lucid (10.04) - Long-Term Support (LTS)

64-bit


Precise (12.04) - Long-Term Support (LTS)

64-bit

Debian

Squeeze (6.0.3)

64-bit

  Note:
  • For production environments, 64-bit packages are recommended. Except as noted above, CDH4 provides only 64-bit packages.
  • Cloudera has received reports that our RPMs work well on Fedora, but we have not tested this.
  • If you are using an operating system that is not supported by Cloudera's packages, you can also download source tarballs from Downloads.

Supported Databases

Supported JDK versions

Supported Internet Protocol