Just a heads up, there is active work on upgraded Solr support -

On Mon, Apr 23, 2018 at 7:53 AM, David McGinnis <[EMAIL PROTECTED]
> wrote:

> Tom,
> While I'm not a Metron or Security expert by any means, I recently did a
> Metron POC and a partial Spot POC for a client, so I can at least give you
> what we found from the process. All notes are as of March, 2018, when the
> POCs were created.
> *Metron Pros:*
>    - Much more stable at this point
>    - Supports Kerberized clusters
>    - Installable through an MPack
>    - More flexible as far as what you can track and what you want to
>    alert on
> *Spot Pros:*
>    - More Machine Learning algorithms baked in and easier to use
>    - Once built, it seems to be more of a straightforward solution out of
>    the box (i.e. it knows what it's looking for, so you don't have to)
> *Differences That May Matter When Deciding:*
>    - Spot requires Impala, while Metron requires Elasticsearch and Kibana
>       - I've seen some documentation discussing using Solr instead of ES,
>       but I'm not sure how solid this is yet.
> My current guidance personally would be to use Metron if you are in HDP.
> If you are on another distribution, Metron still might be the right choice
> at the moment, but personally that would change once they get around to
> supporting kerberized environments and fleshing out their installation
> steps more.
> FWIW, the client ended up going with Metron, since they were on a secured
> HDP cluster anyways.
> On Mon, Apr 23, 2018 at 3:26 AM, tom ryan <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> Could someone shed a little light on the relative strengths and
>> weaknesses of Metron vs Spot? I couldn't find an existing answer, but if
>> one exists I'd appreciate a pointer.
>> Happy to provide more background on my use case and priorities if that
>> would help.
>> Thanks,
>> Tom
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