CDAP User Guide: Introduction

Welcome to CDAP!

CDAP is an open source, Apache 2.0 licensed, distributed, application framework for delivering Hadoop solutions. It integrates and abstracts the underlying Hadoop technologies to provide simple and easy-to-use APIs and a graphical UI to build, deploy, and manage complex data analytics applications in the cloud or on-premises.

This guide explains how to use CDAP's UI features. It is written for the data scientist or business analyst. This guide contains hands-on tutorials, as well as full documentation of UI features.

If you are administrating CDAP or developing applications for CDAP, please see our other documentation.