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01 February 2013

How-to: Analyze Twitter Data with Hue

Hue 2.2 , the open source web-based interface that makes Apache Hadoop easier to use, lets you interact with Hadoop services from within your browser without having to go to a command-line interface. It features different applications like an Apache Hive editor and Apache Oozie dashboard and workflow builder. This post is based on our “Analyzing Twitter Data with Hadoop” sample app and details how the same results can be achieved through Hue in a simpler way.…

4 minutes read - Browsing / Querying

20 January 2013

How-to: Import a Pre-existing Oozie Workflow into Hue

Hue is an open-source web interface for Apache Hadoop packaged with CDH that focuses on improving the overall experience for the average user. The Apache Oozie application in Hue provides an easy-to-use interface to build workflows and coordinators. Basic management of workflows and coordinators is available through the dashboards with operations such as killing, suspending, or resuming a job. Prior to Hue 2.2 (included in CDH 4.2), there was no way to manage workflows within Hue that were created outside of Hue.…

5 minutes read - Scheduling

15 January 2013

The Dynamic Workflow Builder in Hue

Hue is a web interface for Apache Hadoop that makes common Hadoop tasks such as running MapReduce jobs, browsing HDFS, and creating Apache Oozie workflows, easier. In this post, we’re going to focus on the dynamic workflow builder that Hue provides for Oozie that will be released in Hue 2.2.0 (For a high-level description of Oozie integration in Hue, see this blog post). The dynamic workflow editor is feature packed and emphasizes usability.…

3 minutes read - Scheduling

15 December 2012

How-to: Manage Permissions in Hue

Hue is a web interface for Apache Hadoop that makes common Hadoop tasks such as running MapReduce jobs, browsing HDFS, and creating Apache Oozie workflows, easier. (To learn more about the integration of Oozie and Hue, see this blog post.) In this post, we’re going to focus on how one of the fundamental components in Hue, Useradmin, has matured. New User and Permission Features User and permission management in Hue has changed drastically over the past year.…

3 minutes read - Administration

02 October 2012

Hue 2.1.0 – Oct 2nd, 2012

Hue now provides an Apache Oozie application for creating workflows of Apache MapReduce, Apache Pig, Apache Hive, Apache Sqoop, Java, Shell, Ssh and Streaming jobs and scheduling them repetitively. Hue is now available in German, Spanish, French, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Brazilian and simplified Chinese. Documentation Download tarball{.trackLink}

1 minute read - Querying / Scheduling / Release

01 October 2012

What’s new in Hue 2.1

Hue is a Web-based interface that makes it easier to use Apache Hadoop. Hue 2.1 (included in CDH4.1) provides a new application on top of Apache Oozie (a workflow scheduler system for Apache Hadoop) for creating workflows and scheduling them repetitively. For example, Hue makes it easy to group a set of MapReduce jobs and Hive scripts and run them every day of the week. In this post, we’re going to focus on the Workflow component of the new application.…

2 minutes read - Scheduling

04 June 2012

Hue 2.0

Hue 2.0.1 has just been released{.trackLink}. 2.0.1 represents major improvement on top of the Hue 1.x series. To list a few key new features: Frontend has been re-implemented as full screen pages. Hue supports LDAP (OpenLDAP and Active Directory). Hue can be configured to authenticate against LDAP. Additionally, Hue can import users and groups from LDAP, and refresh group membership from LDAP. Hue supports per-application authorization. Administrators can grant or limit group access to applications.…

2 minutes read - Browsing / Querying / Scheduling

04 June 2012

Hue 2.0.1 – Jun 4th, 2012

Hue 2.0.1 is a major upgrade with many fixes and key new features. The frontend has been re-implemented, LDAP (OpenLDAP and Active Directory) and per-application authorization are supported, a Shell application was added. Documentation Download tarball{.trackLink}

1 minute read - Release

21 February 2011

Hue 1.2.0 – Feb 21st, 2011

Hue 1.2.0 is a minor release, largely focused on bug fixes and compatibility with CDH3. Documentation Download tarball{.trackLink}

1 minute read - Release

11 October 2010

Hue 1.1.0 – Oct 11th, 2010

Hue 1.1.0 supports Kerberos integration with using a secured Hadoop cluster. Documentation Download tarball{.trackLink}

1 minute read - Release

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