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Cloudera Employee

HDP 2.6/Ambari 2.5 GA! Now available!

Key HDP 2.6 and Ambari 2.5 offerings:

  • Hive LLAP
  • Spark 2.1
  • Ambari Views Workflow Manager
  • Ambari Views Hue-to-View Migration Tool
  • Apache Phoenix and HBase Storage Quota Support
  • Apache Ranger
    • Policy Import/Export
    • Macros/shortcuts in policy authoring
    • Performance enhancements for policy execution
    • Policy Sync status pages
  • Apache Atlas
    • Improved metadata catalog search experience
    • Improved Lineage and Impact analysis user experience
    • Tag based policies for Kafka, HDFS, HBase
    • Manual entity create/update
    • New V2 API which significantly improve consumability, extensibility and partner integrations
    • Numerous performance and scalability improvements
  • Apache Ambari Service Auto-start
  • SmartSense Recommendations in Apache Ambari
  • Ambari Views: File Browser: Display files inside an S3 bucket
  • Apache HDFS
    • Device Behavior Analytics
    • Generation 1 Garbage Collector (Technical Preview)
  • Apache YARN
    • Queue Priorities
    • Enhanced Fault Tolerance, Diagnostics & Log Collection

Supported Platforms: Centos 6/7/ppc, SLES 11/12, Debian 6/7, Ubuntu 12/14/16

Release Notes: HDP, Ambari, SmartSense


@smalhotra The link to the HDP release notes doesn't work.


You can try HDP 2.6 and Ambari 2.5 in HDCLoud for AWS 1.14.1. Get started here.

Cloudera Employee

Yes, I missed that. Here is the link to the HDP Release Notes:


You can also edit the article and add the link there 🙂

Cloudera Employee

Thanks. Have updated it now.

Expert Contributor

Debian 8 (Jessie) has been made current stable version for a year now. When do you plan to support it? Is there any known issue that blocks its adoption?

Cloudera Employee

Hi Miles: Debian 8 is certainly on our table for support. Current plan is to roll it out with HDP 3.0, sometime early 2018.