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Apache Tez on CDH 5.4.x


Since Cloudera doesn't support Tez in their Distribution right now (but it'll come, I'm pretty confident), we experimented with Apache Tez and CDH 5.4 a bit.

To use Tez with CDH isn't so hard - and it works quite well.  And our ETL and Hive jobs finished around 30 - 50% faster.

Anyway, here the blueprint. We use CentOS 6.7 with Epel Repo.

1. Install maven 3.2.5 
tar xvfz apache-maven-3.2.5-bin.tar.gz -C /usr/local/
cd /usr/local/
ln -s apache-maven-3.2.5 maven

=> Compiling Tez with protobuf worked only with 3.2.5 in my case

1.1 Install 8_u40 JDK
mkdir development && cd development (thats my dev-root)

wget --no-cookies --no-check-certificate --header "Cookie:; oraclelicense=accept-securebackup-cookie" ""
tar xvfz jdk-8u40-linux-x64.tar.gz
export JAVA_HOME=/home/alo.alt/development/jdk1.8.0_40
export JRE_HOME=/home/alo.alt/development/jdk1.8.0_40/jre
export PATH=$PATH:/home/alo.alt/development/jdk1.8.0_40:/home/alo.alt/development/jdk1.8.0_40/jre

2. Create a maven profile.d file
vi /etc/profile.d/
export M2_HOME=/usr/local/maven
export PATH=${M2_HOME}/bin:${PATH}

3. Get Tez
git clone
git checkout tags/release-0.7.0
git checkout -b tristan

modify pom.xml to use hadoop-2.6.0-cdh.5.4.2


And apply the patch from

4. Install protobuf
sudo yum -y install gcc-c++ openssl-devel glibc
tar xfvj protobuf-2.5.0.tar.bz2
cd protobuf-2.5.0/
./configure && make && make check
make install && ldconfig && protoc --version

or use the precompiled RPMS:

5. Build Tez against CDH 5.4.2
mvn -Pcdh5.4.2 clean package -Dtar -DskipTests=true -Dmaven.javadoc.skip=true

6. Install Tez
hadoop dfs -mkdir /apps/tez && hadoop dfs -copyFromLocal tez/tez-dist/target/tez-0.7.0.tar.gz /apps/tez/tez-0.7.0.tar.gz

sudo mkdir -P /apps/tez && tar xvfz tez/tez-dist/target/tez-0.7.0.tar.gz -C /apps/tez/

6.1 create a tez-site.xml in /apps/tez/conf/

7. Run Tez with Yarn
export TEZ_HOME=/apps/tez
export TEZ_CONF_DIR=${TEZ_HOME}/conf
export HADOOP_CLASSPATH="${HADOOP_CLASSPATH}:${TEZ_CONF_DIR}:$(find ${TEZ_HOME} -name "*.jar" | paste -sd ":")"

hive> set hive.execution.engine=tez;
hive> SELECT s07.description, s07.salary, s08.salary, s08.salary - s07.salary FROM sample_07 s07 JOIN sample_08 s08 ON ( s07.code = s08.code) WHERE s07.salary < s08.salary ORDER BY s08.salary-s07.salary DESC LIMIT 1000;

beeline --hiveconf tez.task.launch.env="LD_LIBRARY_PATH=$LD_LIBRARY_PATH:$YOUR_HADOOP_COMMON_HOME/lib/native" \ 
Check if you have the lib*.so available in the native folder (or point to the folder which contains the .so files).



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