Hue (Hadoop)

Hue (Hadoop User Experience) is an open-source Web interface that supports Apache Hadoop and its ecosystem, licensed under the Apache v2 license. [1]


Hue is an open source Analytics Workbench for browsing, querying and visualizing data.


  • Editors for Hive, Impala, Pig, MapReduce, Spark and any SQL like MySQL, Oracle, SparkSQL, SQL Solr, Phoenix and more.
  • Dashboards to dynamically interact and visualize data with Solr or SQL.
  • Scheduler of jobs and workflows.
  • Browsers for Jobs, HDFS, S3 files, SQL Tables, Indexes, Git files, Sentry permissions, Sqoop and more.


The Hue team works with Apache Hadoop and provides Hue releases on its website. [2] Hue is also present in some major Hadoop distributions ( CDH , HDP, MapR , and AWS EMR) and demo VMs.


  1. Jump up^ “Apache v2 License” .
  2. Jump up^ “Hue releases” .