FAQ
Hello CDH, Impala and Cloudera Manager Users,

*Impala 1.0:*
We are pleased to announce the general release of Cloudera Impala (version:
1.0). This is the first generally available version of Impala and contains
the following:

    - Support for a subset of ANSI-92 SQL (compatible with Hive SQL),
    including CREATE, ALTER, SELECT, INSERT, JOIN, and subqueries
    - Support for partitioned joins, fully distributed aggregations, and
    fully distributed top-n queries
    - Support for a variety of data formats: Hadoop native (Apache Avro,
    SequenceFile, RCFile with Snappy, GZIP, BZIP, or uncompressed), text
    (uncompressed or LZO-compressed), and Parquet (Snappy or uncompressed), the
    new state-of-the-art columnar storage format
    - Support for all CDH4 64-bit packages: RHEL 6.2/5.7, Ubuntu, Debian,
    SLES
    - Connectivity via JDBC, ODBC, Hue GUI, or command-line shell
    - Kerberos authentication and MR/Impala resource isolation
    - For a full list of features and fixes please see the Release
Notes<http://www.cloudera.com/content/cloudera-content/cloudera-docs/Impala/latest/Cloudera-Impala-Release-Notes/Cloudera-Impala-Release-Notes.html>

*Cloudera Manager 4.5.2:*
We are also announcing the Cloudera Manager 4.5.2 release, which contains
support for Impala 1.0 and several key bug fixes. Please see the full release
notes<http://www.cloudera.com/content/cloudera-content/cloudera-docs/CM4Ent/4.5.1/Cloudera-Manager-Enterprise-Edition-4.5.x-Release-Notes/Cloudera-Manager-Enterprise-Edition-4.html>.
You can find download
information<https://ccp.cloudera.com/display/SUPPORT/Cloudera+Manager+Downloads>,
installation and upgrade
documentation<http://www.cloudera.com/content/cloudera-content/cloudera-docs/CM4Free/4.5.2/Cloudera-Manager-Free-Edition-Installation-Guide/Cloudera-Manager-Free-Edition-Installation-Guide.html>
on
our website. If you are using Cloudera Manager for managing Impala, you
must upgrade both your instance of Impala to 1.0 and Cloudera Manager to
4.5.2.

*To Get Started on Impala:*
For those of you who have not used Impala previously, here is how you get
started:

    - Use Cloudera Manager 4.5.2 to deploy Impala. Impala management is
    supported in both the Free and Enterprise versions of Cloudera Manager. The
    Free Edition instructions can be found here:Installing Impala with
    Cloudera Manager Free
Edition<http://www.cloudera.com/content/cloudera-content/cloudera-docs/CM4Free/latest/Cloudera-Manager-Free-Edition-Installation-Guide/cmfeig_topic_7.html>.
    The Enterprise Edition instructions can be found here: Installing Impala
    with Cloudera
Manager<http://www.cloudera.com/content/cloudera-content/cloudera-docs/CM4Ent/latest/Cloudera-Manager-Enterprise-Edition-Installation-Guide/cmeeig_topic_7.html>
    - To deploy Impala without Cloudera Manager support, visit Cloudera's
    download page <https://ccp.cloudera.com/display/SUPPORT/Downloads> and
    follow the instructions in this section: Installing Impala without
    Cloudera Manager
<http://www.cloudera.com/content/cloudera-content/cloudera-docs/Impala/latest/Installing-and-Using-Impala/ciiu_install.html>.
    Please note that you need to have CDH 4.1 or later installed on
    RHEL5.7/6.2, Centos5.7/6.2, SUSE 11 with Service Pack 1 or later, Ubuntu
    10.04/12.04, or Debian 6.03. For more information, see Cloudera Impala
    Requirements<http://www.cloudera.com/content/cloudera-content/cloudera-docs/Impala/latest/Installing-and-Using-Impala/ciiu_prereqs.html>
    .

*Resources:*

    - Impala FAQ<http://www.cloudera.com/content/cloudera-content/cloudera-docs/Impala/latest/Cloudera-Impala-Frequently-Asked-Questions/Cloudera-Impala-Frequently-Asked-Questions.html>
    - Download the Cloudera QuickStart
VM<https://ccp.cloudera.com/display/SUPPORT/Cloudera+QuickStart+VM>
which
    includes a VM of Impala. The VM includes instructions that show you the
    power of Impala.
    - E-learning course on "An Introduction To
Impala"<http://training.cloudera.com/elearning/impala/>
    - Access the Impala source code at: https://github.com/cloudera/impala.
    - Access the Impala
documentation<http://www.cloudera.com/content/support/en/documentation/cloudera-impala/cloudera-impala-documentation-v1-latest.html>
    .
    - Cloudera Manager
download<https://ccp.cloudera.com/display/SUPPORT/Cloudera+Manager+Downloads>
    .
    - Access the Cloudera Manager
documentation<http://www.cloudera.com/content/cloudera-content/cloudera-docs/CM4Free/4.5.2/Cloudera-Manager-Free-Edition-Installation-Guide/Cloudera-Manager-Free-Edition-Installation-Guide.html>
    .

*Feedback:*
If you have feedback, please continue to use the user groups and external
jiras:

    - The Impala user
group<https://groups.google.com/a/cloudera.org/forum/?fromgroups#!forum/impala-user>.
    Please use this to ask questions and provide feedback on Impala.
    - The Impala Jira <http://issues.cloudera.org/browse/IMPALA>. Impala
    feature requests and bug reports are welcome.
    - The Cloudera Manager user
group<https://groups.google.com/a/cloudera.org/forum/#!forum/scm-users>.
    Please use this to ask questions and provide feedback on Cloudera Manager

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  • Jean Lin at May 7, 2013 at 9:47 am
    Hi Wendy,

    I try to upgrade impala version from 0.6 to 1.0 by using yum command but I
    only can get version 0.7 as below message.
    Where can I get impala 1.0 ?

    [root@www-data-node11 ~]# yum update impala
    Loaded plugins: security
    Setting up Update Process
    Resolving Dependencies
    --> Running transaction check
    ---> Package impala.x86_64 0:0.6-1.p0.548.el6 will be updated
    ---> Package impala.x86_64 0:0.7-1.p0.762.el6 will be an update
    --> Finished Dependency Resolution

    Best regards,
    Jean Lin
  • Franck Gallos at May 7, 2013 at 9:52 am
    Hi Jean Lin,

    Hope this helps :

    [cloudera-impala]
    name=Impala
    baseurl=http://archive.cloudera.com/impala/redhat/6/x86_64/impala/1.0/
    gpgkey =
    http://archive.cloudera.com/impala/redhat/6/x86_64/impala/RPM-GPG-KEY-cloudera

    gpgcheck = 1

    Franck


    2013/5/7 Jean Lin <linchinyin@gmail.com>
    Hi Wendy,

    I try to upgrade impala version from 0.6 to 1.0 by using yum command but I
    only can get version 0.7 as below message.
    Where can I get impala 1.0 ?

    [root@www-data-node11 ~]# yum update impala
    Loaded plugins: security
    Setting up Update Process
    Resolving Dependencies
    --> Running transaction check
    ---> Package impala.x86_64 0:0.6-1.p0.548.el6 will be updated
    ---> Package impala.x86_64 0:0.7-1.p0.762.el6 will be an update
    --> Finished Dependency Resolution

    Best regards,
    Jean Lin
  • Jean Lin at May 8, 2013 at 8:00 am
    Hi Wendy,

    I can get impala 1.0 when updating cloudera-impala.repo.
    Thanks for your help.

    Best regards,
    Jean Lin

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