Version of Hadoop Required
The Aspire HDFS Binary Writer was created and tested using version 5.10.1 of Cloudera
User Account Requirements
The Binary File Writer can run against unsecured HDFS file systems, or those secured using Kerberos. If using Kerberos, you'll need to know the user principal and has a keytab for that user
Windows or Linux
The HDFS Binary Writer runs on either Windows or Linux.