In this blog below are the steps that configure HDP on single cluster. The blog is recommend for beginners to have hands-on with environment, configurations and log analysis. More complex set-up may split deployed components to different nodes with features for scaling, backup and recovery.

Being as an enterprise level software, HDP restricted current versions to server class operating system. You need to have either of following supporter server version:

  1. 64 Bit Windows Server 2008 R2
  2. 64 Bit Windows Server 2012 R2

For evaluation purpose it’s recommended to install Hyper-V on current operating system (Windows 7/8) and maintain hyper-v instance with any evaluation version for Windows Server 2008 R2/2012 R2.

Available HDP Versions

Hortonworks offered HDP in different versions for Linux/Unix/Window. Following are the list of versions available for windows:

HDP Version HDP Artifacts
HDP 1.1
HDP 1.3
HDP 2.0.6
HDP 2.1.1 (GA)
HDP 2.1.2
HDP 2.1.3
HDP 2.1.5

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