The Fifth Elephant 2013

An Event on Big Data and Cloud Computing

Enrico Berti


An introduction to Hue, the open source Hadoop UI

Submitted May 15, 2013

You will learn about Hue and its open source tools that allow real time exploration and analytics on Hadoop.


A deep dive into Hue ( by one of its main developers.
The main topics that will be covered are:

  • Authorization and authentication
  • Querying Apache Hive and Cloudera Impala
  • Browsing and manipulating files and directories in the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS)
  • Creating and running Apache Pig scripts
  • Visually managing Apache Oozie workflow/coordinator/bundle applications
  • Creating, submitting and browsing MapReduce jobs

Speaker bio

Enrico Berti is a Vienna based UI engineer with more than a decade of experience in several IT fields, from very critical banking applications to non-profit, and main UI engineer of the Hue project (


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