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Announcing: Cloudera Enterprise 5 Beta 2

Announcing: Cloudera Enterprise 5 Beta 2

Master Collaborator

Cloudera has released the Beta 2 version of Cloudera Enterprise 5 (comprises CDH 5.0.0 and Cloudera Manager 5.0.0). 

This release (download) contains a number of new features and component versions including the ones below:

New Components

  • Apache Spark 0.9
  • Apache Crunch 0.9
  • Parquet 1.2.5
  • Kite SDK  0.10
  • Apace Avro 1.7.5

Apache Hadoop

  • Rebase to Hadoop 2.2.0+
  • HDFS
  • HDFS Caching
  • NFS gateway

Cloudera Manager

  • Support for Apache Spark
  • Oozie and YARN Resource Manager High Availability
  • Extensibility to support add-on services
  • Enhancements to Monitoring & Charts

Apache HBase

  • Rebase to HBase


  • Rebase to Impala 1.2.3

Apache Flume

  • New Kite Dataset Sink

Apache Hive

  • Hive 0.12 Rebase
  • Improved JDBC spec coverage
  • SSL encryption support on non-kerberos authentication
  • Native Parquet support

Apache Sqoop

  • Rebase to Sqoop 1.99.3

Apache Oozie

  • Support for CRON like scheduling


  • Single Sign On (SSO) support
  • Graphical facets in Search application
  • Result graphing for Hive and Impala

Apache Pig

  • Rebase to Pig 0.12.0
  • Rebase to DataFu 1.1.0

Cloudera strongly recommends that you install Cloudera Enterprise 5.0 Beta 2 and CDH 5 Beta 2 on test clusters or new clusters only. In the case of existing clusters, Cloudera fully supports upgrade from Cloudera Enterprise 4.x and CDH 4.x to Cloudera Enterprise 5.0 Beta 2 and CDH 5 Beta 2. If you have a particular need to upgrade a cluster running Cloudera Enterprise 5.0 Beta 1 or CDH 5 Beta 1 to Beta 2, customers can contact Cloudera Support for further instructions. If you are not a customer, ask for assistance in the Cloudera Manager forum.

Please note that Cloudera Manager 5.0 beta 2 does not support CDH 5.0 beta 1.

As part of the open Beta, we encourage the community to try it out. Here is how you can get started:

Once you get started, we encourage you to provide feedback using any of the following methods:

We look forward to hearing about your experiences of Cloudera Enterprise 5 Beta 2.

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