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Installing Oracle Big Data Appliance Mammoth (Software Deployment Bundle) Release V5.1.0 for New CDH Installations with OL7 Base Image (Doc ID 2621701.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 01, 2023

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 5.1.0 to 5.1.0 [Release 5.0]
Linux x86-64


This document provides instructions on how to install Oracle Big Data Appliance Mammoth (Software Deployment  Bundle) Release 5.1.0.

BDA 5.1.0 can only be installed on top of the BDA v4.10.0 Oracle Linux 7 base image.  Installs on top of the BDA v4.10.0 Oracle Linux 6 base image are not supported.  To reimage to the BDA v4.10.0 Oracle Linux 7 base image see: Oracle Big Data Appliance Base Image Version 4.10.0 for New Installations or Reprovisioning Existing Installations on Oracle Linux 7 (Doc ID 2416137.1).

Mammoth is a command-line utility for installing and configuring the Oracle Big Data Appliance software. Using Mammoth, you can:

  1.     Create a cluster on one or more racks.  Note for multiple rack clusters install the cluster on multiple racks using one cluster_name-config.json file.
  2.     Create multiple clusters on a Oracle Big Data Appliance rack.
  3.     Extend a cluster to new servers.
  4.     Update a cluster with new software.
  5.     Deploy Auto Service Request during or after the initial software installation.
  6.     Setup Kerberos Security.

Download Patch  30459890 from My Oracle Support and copy it to the first node on the BDA cluster.



ORACLE BIG DATA APPLIANCE MAMMOTH DEPLOYMENT BUNDLE V5.1.0 FOR ORACLE LINUX 7 (Patch) Linux x86-64 (American English) General Big Data Appliance Integrated Software     11.2 GB Firmware


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In this Document
 Known Issues with V5.1.0 Patch 30459890
 Installing the Software on a New Rack
 Files in the Mammoth Patch
 Preinstall Instructions
 Install Instructions
 Installing the Software on a Single or Primary Rack
 BDA 4.7 and higher step changes from previous versions
 Sample step by step output of a "basic" install
 Post Installation Tasks
 Mammoth utility 
 What If an Error Occurs During the Installation?
 Post Upgrade Tasks
 Post Installation Validation
 About Software Version Differences
 Software Installed in Release  5.1.0
 Environment Variables
 New Known Issues in the 5.1.0 Release
 Existing Known Issues in the 5.1.0 Release
 Cloudera Manager (CM), Hue Web UI, Navigator Initial Login Changes

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