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Let’s Big Data. Hue is an open source Web interface for analyzing data with Apache Hadoop.
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[oozie] Remove deprecated tests from v1

Now we don't generate the graph anymore in v2 as the workflow layout
is saved verbatim in the editor and is so just displayed by the frontend.
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apps [oozie] Remove deprecated tests from v1
desktop [desktop] Explicitly set cipher list to Mozilla recommendation
dist [doc] Friendler tarball install README
docs [doc] 3.8 release notes
ext/thirdparty HUE-2436 [ext] Update the external dependency documentation
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Makefile HUE-2851 [build] Pickup system packages
Makefile.sdk HUE-758 [core] Internationalization
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NOTICE.txt [core] Add third-party dependency references
README.rst [core] Simplify README description
VERSION [core] Bump version to 3.8.1
data Make app registry location configurable



Welcome to the repository for Hue

Hue is an open source Web interface for analyzing data with any Apache Hadoop:


It features:

  • SQL Editors for Hive, Impala, MySql, PostGres, Sqlite and Oracle
  • Dynamic search dashboards for Solr
  • Spark Notebooks
  • Browsers for YARN, HDFS, Hive table Metastore, HBase, ZooKeeper
  • Pig Editor, Sqoop2, Oozie workflows Editors and Dashboards
  • Wizards to import data into Hadoop

On top of that, a SDK is available for creating new apps integrated with Hadoop.

More user and developer documentation is available at

Getting Started

To build and get the development server running:

$ git clone
$ cd hue
$ make apps
$ build/env/bin/hue runserver

Now Hue should be running on http://localhost:8000 !

The configuration in development mode is desktop/conf/pseudo-distributed.ini.

Note: to start the production server (but lose the automatic reloading after source modification):

$ build/env/bin/supervisor

To run the tests:

Install the mini cluster (only once):
$ ./tools/jenkins/ slow

Run all the tests:
$ build/env/bin/hue test all

Or just some parts of the tests, e.g.:
$ build/env/bin/hue test specific impala
$ build/env/bin/hue test specific impala.tests:TestMockedImpala
$ build/env/bin/hue test specific impala.tests:TestMockedImpala.test_basic_flow

Development Prerequisites

You'll need these library development packages and tools installed on your system:

  • ant
  • gcc
  • g++
  • libkrb5-dev
  • libmysqlclient-dev
  • libssl-dev
  • libsasl2-dev
  • libsasl2-modules-gssapi-mit
  • libsqlite3-dev
  • libtidy-0.99-0 (for unit tests only)
  • libxml2-dev
  • libxslt-dev
  • make
  • mvn (from maven package or maven3 tarball)
  • openldap-dev / libldap2-dev
  • python-dev
  • python-setuptools
  • libgmp3-dev
  • ant
  • asciidoc
  • cyrus-sasl-devel
  • cyrus-sasl-gssapi
  • gcc
  • gcc-c++
  • krb5-devel
  • libtidy (for unit tests only)
  • libxml2-devel
  • libxslt-devel
  • make
  • mvn (from maven package or maven3 tarball)
  • mysql
  • mysql-devel
  • openldap-devel
  • python-devel
  • sqlite-devel
  • openssl-devel (for version 7+)
  • gmp-devel
  • Xcode command line tools
  • Oracle's JDK 1.7+
  • maven (Homebrew)
  • mysql (Homebrew)
  • gmp (Homebrew)

File Layout

The Hue "framework" is in desktop/core/ and contains the Web components. desktop/libs/ is the API for talking to various Hadoop services. The installable apps live in apps/. Please place third-party dependencies in the app's ext-py/ directory.

The typical directory structure for inside an application includes:

for Python/Django code
for configuration (.ini) files to be installed
for static HTML/js resources and help doc
for data to be put through a template engine
for localizations in multiple languages

For the URLs within your application, you should make your own which will be automatically rooted at /yourappname/ in the global namespace. See apps/about/src/about/ for an example.

Main Stack

Hue would not be possible without:



Apache License, Version 2.0

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