CDH4 Quick Start Guide

This CDH4 Quick Start Guide is for Apache Hadoop developers and system administrators who want to evaluate Cloudera's Distribution Including Apache Hadoop (CDH4). It describes how to quickly install Apache Hadoop and CDH4 components from a Yum, Apt, or zypper/YaST repository on a single Linux node in pseudo-distributed mode. See the following topics for more information and instructions:

For more information about installing and configuring CDH4, and deploying in standalone mode and on a cluster, see the CDH4 Installation Guide.

  Note: You can use Cloudera Manager Free Edition to automate and simplify many of the steps in a manual installation and deployment of CDH. For more information, see the Cloudera Manager Free Edition documentation.