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Upgrading Oracle Big Data Appliance Cluster to V2.5.* with Mammoth (Software Deployment Bundle) Release V2.5.* Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) (Doc ID 1638411.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 04, 2020

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 2.5.0 and later
Linux x86-64

Purpose

This document provides answers to frequently asked questions on how to upgrade an Oracle Big Data Appliance cluster to Oracle Big Data Appliance 2.5 using Mammoth (Software Deployment  Bundle).  If upgrading from a version pre-BDA V2.3, for additional information please see: Upgrading Oracle Big Data Appliance Cluster to V2.3.* with Mammoth (Software Deployment Bundle) Release V2.3.* Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) (Doc ID 1599020.1) which contains information which applies to the V2.5 release as well.  Also see: Upgrading Oracle Big Data Appliance Cluster to V2.4.* with Mammoth (Software Deployment Bundle) Release V2.4.* Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) (Doc ID 1610414.1)

 

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Purpose
Questions and Answers
 When preforming an upgrade to Oracle Big Data Appliance (BDA) V2.5.* is it ok to be in Maintenance Mode to avoid Cloudera Manager upgrade-related alerts?
 What is the Cloudera Distribution for Hadoop (CDH) version on Oracle Big Data Appliance (BDA) V2.5.*?
 Is upgrading from BDA V2.0.1 with CDH 4.1.2/CM 4.1.2 or higher to BDA V2.5.* with CDH 4.6.0/CM 4.8.2 considered a major upgrade?
 What is the focus of the V2.5 release?
 Will Impala, HBase and Cloudera Search be configured out-of-the-box ?
 Please recap the CDH versions in BDA V2.5.
 Are there any new features for the rest of the BDA V2.5 software stack?
 Are there any deprecated features with v2.5.0 of BDA?
 Please recap the new  Security features in BDA V2.5.
 Will Mammoth V2.5 automatically configure Apache Sentry?
 What about On-Disk Encryption ?
 Where can additional information on Encryption be found?
 How is on-disk encryption done in BDA V2.5?
 Is on-disk encryption available for NoSQL in BDA V2.5?
 Is using the Version 2.5.0 Version of the Oracle BDA Configuration Generation Utility required for use with v2.5.0 of BDA?
 What is new in Version 2.5.0 Version of the Oracle BDA Configuration Generation Utility?
 Where is the BDA V2.5 documentation?
 What is the direct link to the documentation "New features" section?
 If upgrading from V2.2.1 to V2.5 is there anything to be aware of?
 When upgrading from V2.2.1 or higher are there changes to the metadata location, structure type, etc.?
 When upgrading from V2.2.1 or higher are there changes to the Service Roles Layout?
 If upgrading from V2.0.1 is the recommendation to upgrade to V2.3.1 or go directly to V2.5?
 When upgrading to BDA V2.5 do any one-off patches need to be applied?
 For new installs where is the BDA V2.5 OS image?
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