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Creating a connection to a Hadoop cluster

Before you begin

  • You have selected the Profiling perspective.
  • You have the proper access permission to the Hadoop distribution and its HDFS.


  1. In the DQ Repository tree view, expand Metadata, right-click Hadoop Cluster and select Create Hadoop Cluster.
    Contextual menu of the Hadoop Cluster node.
    A wizard opens to guide you through the steps to create a connection to the cluster.
  2. Follow the steps in the wizard to create the connection, and select to manually enter the Hadoop configuration information.
    For detail information about creating connections to Hadoop clusters, see Managing Hadoop metadata.
  3. Click Check Services at the last step in the wizard to verify if the connection is successful and then click Finish.


The new Hadoop connection is listed under the Hadoop Cluster node in the DQ Repository tree view.

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