Hi @Shelton and experts,
My Current environment details are:
Ambari version = 2.6.1 running on SLES SP3
HDF version = 18.104.22.168 running on SLES SP3
Apache Kafka = 0.10.2 running on SLES SP3
My Goal is to get Apache Kafka Target version to 2.0.0. As per release notes of HDF version 3.3.0 comes with apache kafka version 2.0.0
To acheive this:
1) what are my upgrade paths for both AMBARI <version ?> and HDF 3.3.0 ?
2) What is the correct sequence of upgrade that I need to follow considering HDF management pack version, Ambari version and HDF version ?
As per support matrix, it says, HDF 3.2.0 and later versions only supports SLES 12 SP3. But in the past we had SLES SP1 OS running (2 years back) so at that time we had installed HDF 3.0.2 and Ambari 2.6.1
Per my research i arrived to following sequence and upgrade path. Could you please validate if this is right upgrade path or not ? If not, please suggest correct path and sequence
Sequence and upgrade path:
Step 1) Upgrade "HDF Management Pack" to HDF 3.1.0 from HDF 3.0.2
Step 2) Upgrade "HDF" to 3.1.0 (with SLES 12 SP3, support matrix says SP3 not supported) from HDF 3.0.2 (running already on SLES 12 SP3)
Note: The reason for HDF 3.1.0 is document this upgrade path says -> https://docs.cloudera.com/HDPDocuments/HDF3/HDF-3.4.0/ambari-managed-hdf-upgrade/content/hdf-upgrade...
"If you are running an earlier HDF version, upgrade to at lease HDF 3.1.0, and then proceed to the HDF 3.3.0 upgrade."
Step 3) Upgrade "Ambari" to 2.7.3 (with SLES 12 SP3) from Ambari 2.6.1 (running already on SLES 12 SP3)
Step 4) Upgrade "HDF Management Pack" to HDF 3.3.0 from HDF 3.1.0
Step 5) Upgrade "HDF" to 3.3.0 (with SLES 12 SP3) from HDF 3.1.0 (with SLES 12 SP3)
Additionally, to get Apache Kafka version 2.0.0 and higher version do we have any other option ? like installing new AMBARI 2.7.4 and Add Kafka using "Add service" option from Ambari ?
If this is the case then what version of Kafka comes allong with AMBARI 2.7.4 new installation ?
@mhchethan Referencing your other post, yes, you can get to Kafka 2.0 with Ambari 2.7.4 on HDP 3.1.4. You can also get the version of kafka you want into HDP cluster using the HDF management packs and the upgrade path you already mentioned to get to current HDF.
The other options for older versions of HDP/HDF:
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Steven @ DFHZ
Thanks a lot @stevenmatison
So with your responses, can you please conclude following:
1) My sequence and upgrade path mentioned is correct and it will work. Right ?
2) Finally, can you please help me by sharing me the link to download binaries for HDF 3.1.0 and HDF 3.3.0 for SLES 12 SP3 ?
support matrix always says SLES 12 SP3 is supported with HDF 3.3.0
But if you open release notes of HDF 3.3.0, i dont see any option to download the HDF management pack for SLES 12 SP3. Release Notes contains link to download for SLES 12 SP1 only