Configuring Storage for Cloudera Director

This section explains options for configuring storage for Cloudera Director. A number of kinds of storage and storage options are available with Cloudera Director. You can use an external database for Cloudera Director server in place of the embedded H2 database, and doing so is highly recommended for production installations. Cloudera Director supports MySQL and MariaDB for this purpose. Also, you can configure Cloudera Director to encrypt the data stored in the Cloudera Director database. These options are described in the following sections.