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HDP on Windows – Installation Forum

Database for HDP 2.0 for windows

  • #48351
    Nimal Britto


    I am installing HDP 2.0 for windows and I was wondering what database do I have to install. MYSQL or MSSQL or any another database. thanks

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  • #48352
    Rohit Bakhshi

    Hi Nimal – you can use Microsoft SQL Server as the database, and not MySQL.

    You have a choice of Derby, which is an embedded database, or SQL Server. We recommend SQL Server as the database for the HDP 2.0 metastore.

    Nimal Britto

    will it work with a server that is on a windows domain . the OS is 2008 R2

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