Installing an OS Patch for a Cluster

Install OS patches for a Big Data Service cluster.

    1. Open the navigation menu and click Analytics & AI. Under Data Lake, click Big Data Service.
    2. Under Compartment, select the compartment that contains the cluster.
    3. In the list of clusters, click the name of the cluster.

      If updates are available to be installed, a notification appears on the top right corner of the page.
    4. On the Cluster details page, under Resources, click OS patch updates.
    5. In the OS patch updates section, click Install for the OS patch version that you want to update.
    6. In the Install OS patch on big data service cluster panel, select the Installation strategy:
      • AD/FD installation: This option patches nodes under the cluster AD/FD by AD/FD.
      • Batch manner: This option patches nodes with the following batch parameters.
        • Batch size: The number of nodes to be included in the batch install.
        • Batch separation in seconds: The number of seconds between installs.
        • Task failure tolerance per batch: The maximum number of possible failures can't exceed 20% of the nodes in the cluster.
      • Installation with downtime: This option patches all nodes at once, in parallel.
    7. Enter information, depending on the installation strategy selected.
    8. Enter the Cluster admin password.
    9. Click Install.
      After the update is installed, the Updates history section lists the latest OS patch installed.
  • Use the oci bds instance install-os-patch [OPTIONS] command and required parameters to install available OS patches.

    oci bds instance install-os-patch --bds-instance-id $bds_instance_id --cluster-admin-password $cluster_admin_password --os-patch-version $os_patch_version

    For a complete list of flags and variable options for CLI commands, see the Command Line Reference for Big Data.

  • Use the InstallOsPatch operation to install the specified OS patch to a cluster.