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Announcing: Cloudera Director 1.5.0

Master Collaborator

We are pleased to announce the release of Cloudera Director 1.5.0.|

Cloudera Director provides a simple, reliable, enterprise-grade way to deploy, scale, and manage Apache Hadoop in the cloud of your choice. Cloudera Director is available as a free download for use with Cloudera Express and is fully supported with Cloudera Enterprise. Cloudera Director 1.5.0 includes the following new features:

  • Cloudera Director now supports multiple cloud providers through an open-source plugin interface: Cloudera Director Service Provider Interface (Cloudera Director SPI).

  • Google Cloud Platform is now supported out-of-the-box through an open-source implementation of the Cloudera Director SPI: Cloudera Director Google Plugin.

  • Advanced configuration settings are now available in the Cloudera Director UI. These include CDH cluster and Cloudera Manager configurations, and management of database servers set up by Cloudera Director.

  • Users can now specify custom scripts to run after cluster creation. Example scripts for enabling HDFS high availability and Kerberos are available at

  • The Cloudera Director database can now be encrypted. Encryption is enabled by default for new installations.


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