Vagrant / Chef-Solo scripts to build a pseudo CDH Cloudera Hadoop Cluster
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CDH Hadoop Pseudo-cluster

A Vagrant / Chef-solo repo to build a CDH Cloudera Distribution Hadoop pseudo-cluster. This is designed for use by developers and devops types who want a local cluster to build against


Make sure you have a good internet connection and then run:

vagrant up

You'll now have a running pseudo-cluster with Hadoop tools installed and configured

Software installed

  • HDFS
  • Map/Reduce
  • Pig
  • Flume
  • Ant
  • Mahout

Known bugs

  • No Oracle JDK support
  • No hbase
  • No scala
  • Vagrantfile is not using 1.2+ configuration style
  • Packages are downloaded every time we build a new VM
  • (Epic) No support for building actual clusters


  1. Fork it
  2. Create your feature branch (git checkout -b my-new-feature)
  3. Commit your changes (git commit -am 'Add some feature')
  4. Push to the branch (git push origin my-new-feature)
  5. Submit new Pull Request