1.1. Terminology

Table 4.1. Terminology
Item Description
Yum Package Manager (yum)

A package management tool that fetches and installs soft­ware packages and performs automatic dependency resolution. See http://yum.baseurl.org/ for more information.

Local Mirror Repository

The yum repository hosted on your Local Mirror Server that will serve the HDP software.

Local Mirror Server

The server in your network that will host the Local Mirror Repository. This server must be accessible from all hosts in your cluster where you will install HDP.

HDP Repositories

A set of repositories hosted by Hortonworks that contains the HDP software packages. HDP software packages include the HDP Repository and the HDP-UTILS Repository.

HDP Repository Tarball

A tarball image that contains the complete contents of the HDP Repositories.