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Re: Web UI for REST and Thrift
I filed HBASE-7757.   We can discuss further over there.

Thanks,
Jimmy

On Sun, Feb 3, 2013 at 4:24 PM, Andrew Purtell <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> I never thought it necessary to add a UI to a REST gateway. If you want to
> do it, I suggest using a separate configurable service port to the REST
> service. Actually, we should add that separate listener/context and move
> the /metrics and /jmx servlets that you just added to that.
>
>
> On Sun, Feb 3, 2013 at 8:46 AM, Jimmy Xiang <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>
> > The web UI came with Hadoop provides some useful information about each
> > server: for example, jmx, metrics, stacks, log level, conf, and so on.
> >
> > I was wondering should we add a web UI to REST and Thrift too, as we do
> for
> > master and region server.
> >
> > REST is a little different.  It already hasa web server.  In working on
> > HBASE-7738, I tried to add jmx/metrics servlet to the existing REST web
> > server.
> > We have to add several knobs to avoid path mapping conflicts between the
> > new servlets and the existing REST paths.  I was wondering should we
> > use a separate web server on a different port for example 8085. For
> Thrift,
> > we can use 9095.  That's default port, can be configured.
> >
> > The benefit to have another web server in REST is that we can get all
> > Hadoop http server features easily, and will never worry about path
> mapping
> > conflicts.  The cons is that it needs another port.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Jimmy
> >
>
>
>
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> Best regards,
>
>    - Andy
>
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