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Instructions to Install CDH4.*/5.* Client on RedHat Based Linux or Exadata System using Yum Repository located on Oracle Big Data Appliance V2.*/V3.*/V4.0 (Doc ID 1599370.1)

Last updated on JUNE 13, 2021

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 2.0.1 to 4.0 [Release 2.0 to 4.0]
Linux x86-64


This document provides instructions on how to configure a Red Hat(RH) based Linux system as a Cloudera's Distribution including Apache Hadoop (CDH) client, by downloading the needed RPM's from Oracle Big Data Appliance(BDA) repository.

Once Hadoop (CDH) client is installed, access is provided to Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) and to submit MapReduce jobs on Oracle Big Data Appliance (BDA).

Note:- This document applies to installing Client using rpms and thus applies to only until BDA 4.0 release. As starting with BDA 4.1 , CDH install is parcel based.


 Oracle Big Data Appliance(BDA)Administrators , Exadata Adminstrators to install Hadoop client on one of the Exadata nodes which will act as a client to BDA , Oracle Advanced Customer Support (ACS) ..etc


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In this Document
 Installation Specifics for Exadata Client System
 Prerequisites for Exadata
 Options Available to Install CDH4 Client Software on Exadata
 Steps to install CDH4/5 Client Software on ALL nodes of Exadata
 Installing CDH4.*/5.* on Exadata/Client System
 Install CDH Client Software
 Configuring CDH Client
 Validate Client Installation

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