Deprecation of Operating Systems, Databases, and JDK Version on Cloudera Enterprise 5

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asked Aug 30, 2017 in Hadoop by admin (4,410 points)
SummaryClarification of the Deprecation of Operating Systems, Databases, and JDK Version mentioned product documentation or "Cloudera Customer Advisories"


As described in the Cloudera Platform Support Policy, Cloudera may drop support for certain operating systems, databases, and JDK versions in major releases of Cloudera Enterprise. Before dropping support, Cloudera sends a notification of deprecation.


Applies To

Support Matrices may be found in the Release Notes under CDH 5 and Cloudera Manager 5 Requirements and Supported Versions.  The following list is a an example:

  • Operating Systems: RHEL and derivatives, SLES and derivatives, Ubuntu/Debian
  • JDKs:   Oracle 1.7 and 1.8
  • Database Servers:  MySQL/MariaDB, PostgreSQL, Oracle

See the Release Notes for the complete list.



The "March Cloudera Customer Advisory" (2017) states that PostgreSQL 8.4 is being Deprecated.


No immediate action is required.

Deprecated items will continue to be supported on Cloudera Enterprise 5 until End of Maintenance, but may be removed in an upcoming major Cloudera Enterprise release. In future releases of Cloudera Enterprise, additional versions of these releases may be evaluated for future Support.  If you have questions, please engage your account team.

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