Moving from Big Match on Hortonworks Data Platform 2.2 or IBM Open Platform 4.0 to Big Match 11.5 on Hortonworks Data Platform 2.3 or IBM Open Platform 4.1

IBM® InfoSphere® Big Match for Hadoop version 11.5 supports Hortonworks Data Platform 2.3 and IBM Open Platform/BigInsights version 4.1.


  1. Export the deployed project from the console and save them as zip files.
  2. Run the pme_disable command to disable the tables.
  3. Uninstall Big Match:
    1. Follow the instructions in Uninstalling the Big Match Ambari service from your cluster (V11.5.0.5 and above).
    2. Then, follow the instructions in Removing the Big Match service from Ambari (V11.5.0.5 to V11.5.0.10).
    3. Remove the old BIGMATCH.repo from the /var/www/html/repos/* and /etc/yum.repos.d/BIGMATCH.repo directories.
  4. Restart the services.
  5. Make sure that the record tables and HDFS workspace are still intact.
  6. Complete Ambari upgrade. Follow instructions in Getting Ready to Upgrade Ambari and HDP.
  7. Complete a rolling upgrade using the instructions in Rolling Upgrade HDP 2.2 to 2.3.
  8. If you previously used Java 1.7, then upgrade to Java 1.7r9 or higher or Java 1.8. Use the instructions in Change the JDK Version
  9. Make sure that all services start and that there are no warnings or errors. Also, make sure that your HBase data is intact and accessible.
  10. Make sure new Big Match prerequisites are met.
    For example, make sure that spark is installed.
  11. Install the new rpm of Big Match by using the installation instructions.
  12. Restart the ambari-server and make sure that httpd is running.
  13. Install a new version of Big Match by using the installation instructions.
  14. Run the pme_enable command on the tables that you disabled in step 2.
  15. Import the previously exported project.
  16. Deploy the project.