Upgrades & Migrations

The journey starts here

Everything you need to upgrade to Cloudera Data Platform (CDP) Private Cloud or migrate to CDP Public Cloud.

NOTE: These resources are designed to inform you of the various options for purchasing and obtaining an entitlement for CDP.  It does not imply any offer for no-cost upgrades or migrations.

CDP Upgrade Guide

Explore how the Cloudera Data Platform connects, manages, and secures the entire data lifecycle, plus the upgrade and migration paths from CDH and HDP to CDP.

CDP Test Drive

Try an interactive tour of Cloudera Data Platform (CDP). It's easy to get started: no cloud account, data set, or setup required.

CDP Upgrade Advisor

Discover your custom upgrade path and review the results of your cluster’s prerequisite checks with our CDP Upgrade Advisor utility.


CDP Private Cloud Base 7.1.6

Introducing the CDP Private Cloud Base 7.1.6 Release. This release provides a direct upgrade path from HDP 3 to CDP Private Cloud Base, adds numerous enhancements to simplify the upgrade and migration paths from CDH 5 and HDP 2, and rolls up all the prior maintenance enhancements from previous releases.

OS and DB Requirements for CDP

Review the latest Operating system and Database requirements for Cloudera software.

What’s New for Kafka and CDP

Learn about the new features of Kafka in Cloudera Runtime 7.1.6.

3rd Party Filesystems and CDP

Read more about third-party filesystem support for CDP Private Cloud Base.

Need to roll back an upgrade from CDP Private Cloud? Restore your clusters as they were before your CDH to CDP or HDP to CDP upgrade.

CDP Private Cloud Conversions

Capacity Schedulers for Yarn vs Fair Scheduler

Learn about the differences between the two schedulers with our feature comparison.

Fair Scheduler Features and Conversions

Review Fair Scheduler properties that are supported by Capacity Scheduler and  Queue Manager UI and learn how you can configure them.

Auto-Converted Fair Scheduler Properties

Learn how the fs2cs conversion utility converts certain Fair Scheduler properties and plan additional manual fine-tuning required after your migration.

CDH in-place upgrade information

Sentry to Ranger

See how Sentry privileges appear in Ranger after migration from CDH to CDP.

Navigator to Atlas

Atlas supports enhanced metadata searchability by collecting of metadata directly from your cluster.

CDP Private Cloud

CDP Private Cloud is built for hybrid cloud, seamlessly connecting on-premises environments to public clouds with consistent, built-in security and governance. The platform extends cloud-native speed, scale, and economics for the connected data lifecycle.

To see CDP Private Cloud in action, start a trial today. Or start your upgrade to CDP Private Cloud with our step-by-step CDP Upgrade Guide. 

CDP Public Cloud

Create and manage secure data lakes, self-service analytics, and machine learning services without installing and managing the data platform software.

CDP Public Cloud services are managed by Cloudera, but unlike other public cloud services, your data will always remain under your control in your VPC. CDP runs on AWS and Azure, with Google Cloud Platform coming soon.

free training

CDP Training Offering

Get up to speed with a free, on-demand training course that walks you through the specific ways that CDP enables both business teams and IT staff to be more productive and explains its capabilities for turning data into actionable insight. Additionally, you'll hear from two customers who have successfully implemented CDP.

Professional Services

CDP Upgrade and Migration

Upgrade existing CDH and HDP deployments as well as mitigate risks when migrating to CDP DC. Benefit from our expertise to carefully plan, execute, and support your migration.

Additional Resources

Answers from weekly CDP Q&A

You've got questions about Cloudera Data Platform (CDP); we've got answers. Q&A from the weekly CDP demo.

Run scheduled periodic queries in Hive

Implement a simple, yet powerful and secure way to create, manage, and monitor scheduled Apache Hive jobs.

Enable high-speed Spark for Hive ACID tables

Learn how the Spark Direct Reader mode in Hive Warehouse Connector, available on the CDP platforms, can read Hive transactional tables directly from the filesystem.


Build, deploy, and scale

Optimize your time and grow your expertise with detailed tutorials that clearly explain the best way to deploy, use, and manage Cloudera Data Platform (CDP).

Beginner Level

Create a Data Hub on CDP

In response to rapidly changing workloads, learn how to create, resize, and terminate Data Hubs on Cloudera Data Platform (CDP-PC) Public Cloud.

Beginner Level

Data Engineering on CDP

Learn to run a simple Apache Spark ETL job using Cloudera Data Engineering (CDE) on Cloudera Data Platform - Public Cloud (CDP-PC).

Beginner Level

From Zero to Query CDP-PC

Analyze datasets using Data Analytics Studio (DAS) and Tableau on Cloudera Data Platform (CDP) - Public Cloud.

Beginner Level

Control Data Access on CDP

Using Attribute Based Access Controls (ABAC), classify, restrict, and mask data on Cloudera Data Platform - Public Cloud.

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