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This article is to announce the availability of HDP 2.5.5. This release builds on top of the last releases, HDP 2.5.3 for on prem, and HDP 2.5.4 on Azure HDInsight.

The key point and changes in this release are fixing big issues for our customers. This release has over 300 product changes that increase stability, fix errors, and improve usability of the product. There are no large features introduced.

The release details can be found in the HDP 2.5.5 release notes.

Supported OS platforms are CentOS 6/7, SLES 11/12, Debian 6/7, and Ubuntu 12/14

This is also going to Azure HDInsight, and should be available there in several days.

Thanks everybody! This was a big release, and thanks for all the employees who helped. And of course, the Apache committers who got the fixes into the community.


Eng Prog Mgr