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11 March 2013

Analyzing Data with Hue and Hive

In the first installment of the demo series about Hue — the open source Web UI that makes Apache Hadoop easier to use — you learned how file operations are simplified via the File Browser application. In this installment, we’ll focus on analyzing data with Hue, using Apache Hive via Hue’s Beeswax and Catalog applications (based on Hue 2.3 and later). The Yelp Dataset Challenge provides a good use case.…

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01 March 2013

Demo: HDFS File Operations Made Easy with Hue

Managing and viewing data in HDFS is an important part of Big Data analytics. Hue, the open source web-based interface that makes Apache Hadoop easier to use, helps you do that through a GUI in your browser — instead of logging into a Hadoop gateway host with a terminal program and using the command line. The first episode in a new series of Hue demos, the video below demonstrates how to get up and running quickly with HDFS file operations via Hue’s File Browser application.…

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25 February 2013

Hue 2.2.0 – Feb 25th, 2013

The Oozie application has been restyled completely and now supports Ajax refreshes A Cloudera Impala app was added Beeswax/Hive editor is more user friendly FileBrowser was restyled and now includes bulk and recursive operations (e.g. multiple deletes) JobBrowser is compatible with YARN and job logs can be accessed in one click UserAdmin was restyled and LDAP integration was improved MySql MyISAM and PostgreSQL are officially supported Hue works best with Cloudera’s Distribution for Apache Hadoop (CDH) version 4.…

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15 February 2013

A closer look at hue: how to interface with Hadoop

A closer look at hue: how to interface with Hadoop from Romain Rigaux Description about various ways to interface with Hadoop (Thrift, REST, JT plugins…) and how to build a Oozie workflow Drag & Drop editor.

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15 February 2013

What’s new in Hue 2.2

This post is about the new release of Hue, an open source web-based interface that makes Apache Hadoop easier to use, that’s included in CDH4.2. Hue lets you interact with Hadoop services from within your browser without having to go to a command-line interface. It features a file browser for HDFS, an Apache Oozie Application for creating workflows of data processing jobs, a job designer/browser for MapReduce, Apache Hive and Cloudera Impala query editors, a Shell, and a collection of Hadoop APIs.…

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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.…

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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.…

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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.…

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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.…

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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}

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