Install Cloudera Hadoop 5.14 on Google cloud Virtual Machine

By | January 30, 2018

In this video tutorial I will show you how to install Cloudera Hadoop 5.14 version on google cloud virtual machine. Setup includes one master node and 2 slave nodes. Follow steps in video.

Below are initial commands that you need for starting Cloudera installation.

sudo yum update
sudo yum install wget

Download Cloudera Manager installer from cloudera site.


Make installer file as executable.

chmod +x cloudera-manager-installer.bin

Run installer with sudo

sudo ./cloudera-manager-installer.bin

This will start an installation wizard for cloudera manager server.

You will encounter below error.

Error: SELinux is enabled. It must be disabled to install and use this product.

This error is because of SELinux which is kind of a firewall in linux. To resolve above error, edit “/etc/selinux/config” file and change below line to disabled.

sudo vi /etc/selinux/config

Run installer again with sudo and this time it should start without error. Follow remaining steps in video tutorial.

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