Installing the GPL Extras Parcel

GPL Extras contains LZO functionality for compressing data.

To install the GPL Extras parcel:
  1. Add the appropriate repository to the Cloudera Manager list of parcel repositories. The public repositories can be found at: If you are using LZO with Impala, you must choose a specific version of the GPL Extras parcel for the Impala version according to the following tables:
    CDH 5
    Impala Version Parcels Version Subdirectory GPL Extras Parcel Version
    CDH 5.x.y 5.x.y/ GPLEXTRAS-5.x.y
    CDH 4
    Impala Version Parcels Version Subdirectory GPL Extras Parcel Version
    2.1.0 HADOOP_LZO-0.4.15-1.gplextras.p0.101
    2.0.0 HADOOP_LZO-0.4.15-1.gplextras.p0.101
    1.4.0 HADOOP_LZO-0.4.15-1.gplextras.p0.85
    1.3.1 HADOOP_LZO-0.4.15-1.gplextras.p0.64
    1.2.4 HADOOP_LZO-0.4.15-1.gplextras.p0.58
    1.2.3 HADOOP_LZO-0.4.15-1.gplextras.p0.39
    1.2.2 HADOOP_LZO-0.4.15-1.gplextras.p0.37
    1.2.1 HADOOP_LZO-0.4.15-1.gplextras.p0.33
    To create the repository URL, append the version directory to the URL (CDH 4) or (CDH 5) respectively. For example:
  2. Download, distribute, and activate the parcel.
  3. If not already installed, on all cluster hosts, install the lzo package on RHEL or the liblzo2-2 package on SLES, Debian, or Ubuntu:
    sudo yum install lzo
    Debian or Ubuntu:
    sudo apt-get install liblzo2-2
    sudo zypper install liblzo2-2