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Query. Explore. Repeat.

Hue is an open source Query Tool for browsing, querying and visualizing data with focus on SQL and Search:

It features:

  • Editors for Hive, Impala, Pig, MapReduce, Spark and any SQL like MySQL, Oracle, SparkSQL, Solr SQL, Phoenix and more.
  • Dashboards to dynamically interact and visualize data with Solr or SQL.
  • Scheduler of jobs and workflows.
  • Browsers for Jobs, HDFS, S3 files, SQL Tables, Indexes, Git files, Sentry permissions, Sqoop and more.

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Who is using Hue

Thousands of companies and organizations use Hue to open-up and query their data in order to make smarter decisions. Just at Cloudera, Hue is heavily used by hundreds of customers executing millions of queries daily. Hue directly ships in Cloudera, Amazon, MapR, BigTop and is compatible with the other distributions.

Getting Started

Add the development packages, 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.

Explore the latest documentation.


Start Hue in a single click with the Docker Guide or the video blog post.


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

  • Python 2.6.5 - 2.7


  • sudo apt-get install git ant gcc g++ libffi-dev libkrb5-dev libmysqlclient-dev libsasl2-dev libsasl2-modules-gssapi-mit libsqlite3-dev libssl-dev libxml2-dev libxslt-dev make maven libldap2-dev python-dev python-setuptools libgmp3-dev

  • Oracle's JDK (read more here)

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install oracle-java7-installer
  • mvn (from maven package or maven3 tarball)
  • openldap-dev / libldap2-dev
  • libtidy-0.99-0 (for unit tests only)


  • sudo yum install ant asciidoc cyrus-sasl-devel cyrus-sasl-gssapi cyrus-sasl-plain gcc gcc-c++ krb5-devel libffi-devel libxml2-devel libxslt-devel make mysql mysql-devel openldap-devel python-devel sqlite-devel gmp-devel

  • Oracle's JDK (read more here)

  • mvn (from apache-maven package or maven3 tarball)

  • libtidy (for unit tests only)

  • openssl-devel (for version 7+)


  • Xcode command line tools
  • Oracle's JDK 1.7+
  • maven (Homebrew)
  • mysql (Homebrew)
  • gmp (Homebrew)
  • openssl (Homebrew)
  • Required for Mac OS X 10.11+ (El Capitan), after brew install openssl, run: export LDFLAGS=-L/usr/local/opt/openssl/lib && export CPPFLAGS=-I/usr/local/opt/openssl/include



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