-Re: Automating Accumulo installation
Andrew Pennebaker 2013-08-16, 16:26
Docker looks really good!
Hadoop actually has a Homebrew
so it should be possible to make an Aptitude package.
On Fri, Aug 16, 2013 at 12:19 PM, John Vines <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> So those packages are really nice for testing out Accumulo. It makes it
> quick and easy to give it a test drive, but for anything beyond that it's a
> First of all, there's no hadoop out there in the repositories. I think one
> of the reasons this hasn't happened is the same as the other difficulties
> of Accumulo - clustered software isn't the same as server software. You
> need to bring up one node, and only one node, to init, otherwise there are
> issues with the cluster. This is why there are utilities like whirr or
> chef/puppet recipes to spin up clusters. Personally, I think these are the
> better way to go for quick starts because then they're not one off
> utilities that are only useful to newcomers.
> But I should see about cutting new VMs/AMIs. Currently wrapping up an
> internal dev cycle but I'll see about dedicating a few cycles to getting
> new ones cut for the community.
> On Fri, Aug 16, 2013 at 11:24 AM, Brendan Heussler <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:
>> In addition, they have a very helpful blog post about installing a
>> standalone Accumulo instance.
>> On Fri, Aug 16, 2013 at 11:22 AM, Brad Cox <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>>> In fact the problem of installing Accumulo and its many sub-parts
>>> installed, configured and working properly stopped me from even attempting
>>> it. Configuring something I don't yet understand is so unpleasant I try
>>> hard to avoid it.
>>> Sqrrl packages their Accumulo as a VirtualBox VM with no dangling loose
>>> ends. They also provide a version for Amazon EC2 which I'm also using.
>>> Cloudera has an even nicer installer (for Hadoop minus Accumulo it seems)
>>> with GUIs for most sub-parts.
>>> On Aug 16, 2013, at 11:14 AM, Andrew Pennebaker <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>>> > I think it would make Accumulo installation easier if we released
>>> > standardized packages.
>>> > What if Ubuntu users could simply "apt-get install accumulo"?
>>> > Similarly, we could help out Mac developers by submitting a
>>> > Homebrew<http://brew.sh/> formula
>>> > for accumulo (there's already one for hadoop!), and Windows developers
>>> > would enjoy a Chocolatey <http://chocolatey.org/> package. The easier
>>> > installation process, the more people want to use Accumulo!
>>> Dr. Brad J. Cox Cell: 703-594-1883 Blog: http://bradjcox.blogspot.com