Next Steps After QuickStart

  • Learn more about installing and configuring CDH 5. See Installation Overview.
  • Learn how to deploy CDH 5 in fully-distributed mode on a cluster of machines. See Deploying CDH 5 on a Cluster.
  • Watch the Cloudera training videos and work through the published exercises to learn how to write your first MapReduce job. See training videos and exercises at Cloudera University.
  • Learn how to quickly and easily use Whirr to run CDH 5 clusters on cloud providers' clusters, such as Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2). See Whirr Installation.
  • Get help from the Cloudera Support team. Cloudera can help you install, configure, optimize, tune, and run Hadoop for large-scale data processing and analysis. Cloudera supports Hadoop whether you run our distribution on servers in your own datacenter, or on hosted infrastructure services such as Amazon EC2, Rackspace, SoftLayer, or VMware's vCloud. For more information, see Cloudera Support.
  • Get help from the community. You can also send a message to the CDH user's list.