Installing Hadoop-LZO compression module RPMs

Recently I wrote about compiling and installing LZO support for Hadoop.

But now I found RPMs for this by Cloudera. Strangely they arent mentioned anywhere but here “Installing-and-Using-Impala” . So its much simpler to install now.

# this is for RHEL/CentOS . For Debian, Ubuntu, SLES/SUSE see
cd /etc/yum.repos.d/ && wget
yum install hadoop-lzo-cdh4 hadoop-lzo-cdh4-mr1

Its really as simple as that! Installs LZO for MapReduce and for Hadoop to /usr/lib/hadoop/lib/ and /usr/lib/hadoop-0.20-mapreduce/lib and also to the native/ paths.

Check my older blog post about the necessary configuration settings which are left to do. Just skip the compilation part.

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