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There are new Data Visualization, Data Explorer tabs that come part of Hive view which are really nice. I found this by accident so thought there may be others who are probably not aware of this either.

Environment details: Should work in vanilla cluster/sandbox as well but in my case the env is as below (setup using steps here

  • Kerborized HDP 2.3.2 w/ Ranger installed
  • Secure Ambari 2.1.2 (authenticating to users in IPA LDAP)
  • The sample salary data from sandbox has also been imported and was used for visualization

1. After logging to Ambari 2.1.2, open the Hive view (in this case I had to create a new instance of the view configured for kerberos).

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2. Click the Data Visualization tab on the right and drag/drop description and salary fields onto x, y fields

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3. Select from the various chart options to change the chart

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4. Click transpose button:

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5. Navigate to Data Explorer tab to explore your data using the different fields

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So all in all: visualizations look good, are responsive (at least on this dataset), and seem to work without issue on kerborized cluster!

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Thanks for the article! Have you tested the visualization with bigger datasets as well? I am curious how the UI works with bigger datasets or queries that need some time to calculate.

Ali, in step #2, it should read 'on the right', currently guides a reader to the left and is misleading.

@Andrew Grande thanks updated.

@Jonas Straub no haven't tested it on larger datasets yet - almost afraid to ;)

Same happened to me. I was shoing ambari views after a cluster installation to a prospect and prospect clicked on the Data Visualization tab. I said: WOW!!!! I haven't seen this before!!! Good stuff!

Excellent! Not only is it a great feature but it shows how quickly Ambari views are improving & adding functionality.

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Excellent @Ali Bajwa

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