This is the documentation for CDH 5.1.x. Documentation for other versions is available at Cloudera Documentation.

Migrating data between a CDH 4 and CDH 5 cluster

You can migrate the data from a CDH 4 (or any Apache Hadoop) cluster to a CDH 5 cluster by using a tool that copies out data in parallel, such as the DistCp tool offered in CDH 5. This can be useful if you are not planning to upgrade your CDH 4 cluster itself at this point. The following sections provide information and instructions:
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