2.6.1 - Upgrading Hortonworks Data Platform on the Teradata Appliance for Hadoop - Hortonworks Data Platform

Hortonworks Data Platform for Teradata Installation, Configuration, and Upgrade Guidefor Customers

prodname
Hortonworks Data Platform
vrm_release
2.6.1
created_date
September 2017
category
Configuration
Installation
featnum
B035-6098-097K
SLES 12 is required for HDP 2.6.1.

Contact your Customer Services Representative, or follow the instructions below before upgrading Hortonworks Data Platform.

Important:
Before upgrading to HDP 2.6.0 or later, review Service Bulletin SB 925 for critical considerations regarding data in-place upgrades to SLES 12 SP2.
  1. Go to https://access.teradata.com.
  2. Select TAYS PORTAL.
  3. Under Knowledge Search, search for SB 925.
  4. Select the SB 925 - KAC145542 link.

Verifying python-argparse Installation

Follow these instructions to verify that the python-argparse package is installed.
  1. Go to https://access.teradata.com.
  2. Click TAYS PORTAL at the top of the screen.
  3. Under Knowledge Search, search for SB 907.
  4. Select the SB 907 – KAC1451D6 link.

Service Bulletin ID: SB 871

Before following the instructions from Hortonworks, you must perform the procedures in Service Bulletin ID: SB 871.
  1. Go to https://access.teradata.com.
  2. Click TAYS PORTAL at the top of the screen.
  3. Under Knowledge Search, search for SB 871.
  4. Select the SB 871 – KAC140D5A link.
After following the instructions in SB 871, follow the instructions on the Hortonworks website:
  1. Go to http://docs.hortonworks.com.
  2. Select the latest version of Ambari.
  3. Select Ambari Upgrade Guide.

Configuring Grafana Dashboards

Grafana requires at least one data source to be defined by name and a case-sensitive URL. Since Ambari registers all hosts with lowercase hostnames, Grafana may display no data and a warning message. Follow the procedure in Service Bulletin ID: SB 889 to resolve the issue.
  1. Go to https://access.teradata.com.
  2. Click TAYS PORTAL at the top of the screen.
  3. Under Knowledge Search, search for SB 889.
  4. Select the SB 889 – KAC142E6E link.