1. Terminology

The table below lists the various terms used throughout this section.


Table 4.1. Terminology

Yum Package Manager (yum)A package management tool that fetches and installs software packages and performs automatic dependency resolution.
Local Mirror RepositoryThe yum repository hosted on your Local Mirror Server that will serve the HDP software.
Local Mirror ServerThe 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.