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RE: GSoC proposal: Ambari for Accumulo - forever : )
Drew Pierce 2013-04-26, 02:52
would love to sink my teeth into this one and assist. code or doc u name it.
-DrewCambridge MA

> Date: Thu, 25 Apr 2013 11:40:26 -0400
> Subject: Re: GSoC proposal: Ambari for Accumulo - forever : )
> From: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
>
> Excellent feedback, Keith. Thanks.
>
> I should have mentioned the REST API in the proposal.  I'm not sure if I
> can use it for the CLI.  I will certainly try, since I would like to adhere
> to the Ambari architecture as much as possible.
>
> As for your other points:
>
> *3.1.1 loggers do not exists in 1.5 ... so would only need to consider them
> if working w/ 1.4 .  I suppose you would want to work Accumulo 1.4, since
> that the current stable release.*
>
> Yes. I was going to work with Accumulo 1.4, but it is good to know that the
> loggers are not supported in 1.5.
>
> *3.1.3
>   Accumulo supports reading system config from xml local file and then
> zookeeper (whats set in zookeeper takes precedence).  The nice thing about
> setting something a config zookeeper, is that process restart is not
> required.*
>
> Good to know this too.  Does this only affect Zookeeper?  I should
> distinguish between processes that may need restarts to load a
> configuration vs those that do not.  Is the Zookeeper process the only one
> like that?
>
>
> *For section 3.2, are you proposing adding features to the existing Ambari
> GUI?  If so, are the Accumulo specific?*
>
> I am proposing to add features to the existing Ambari GUI.  The idea here
> is that something like user access controls can be generalized so that any
> Hadoop component being managed by Ambari is able to utilize them.  I'm
> hoping that the Ambari PMC is OK with me doing this.  I do not want to
> introduce any Accumulo-specific features that would make no sense for other
> components.
> *
> It seems that Ambari relies on RPMs.  Its possible you may have to spend
> time creating Accumulo RPMs that are useful for Ambari. You may want to
> think about allocating some time for this.  Christopher and John can give
> you more info about the current state of Accumulo RPMs.*
>
> This is a very good point.  While building RPMs is not difficult, it does
> require time to setup the configuration and test the builds.  I will
> include time for this in the proposal.
>
> Thanks again, Keith.
>
> Andres
>
>
>
>
> On Thu, Apr 25, 2013 at 10:54 AM, Keith Turner <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>
> > About the REST API, I meant to ask if this could be used from the command
> > line currently?  Or is too cumbersome?
> >
> >
> > On Thu, Apr 25, 2013 at 10:09 AM, Andres Danter <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> >
> > > Yup.  Looks like that's the way to go.  Here is the link to the document.
> > > Let me know if you have any problems accessing it.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > https://docs.google.com/file/d/0BxBY29P7A1RgVnZscGcycExDbEU/edit?usp=sharing
> > >
> > >
> > > On Thu, Apr 25, 2013 at 9:51 AM, Keith Turner <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > >
> > > > Nothing.  I suppose the mailing list is stripping it off.  Could post
> > it
> > > as
> > > > an attachment to the ticket or put it on google drive or dropbox and
> > > send a
> > > > link.
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > On Thu, Apr 25, 2013 at 9:44 AM, Andres Danter <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> > > wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > Weird.  I see the attachment on the email I sent, which means that it
> > > > > might have been stripped off.  Here it is again.  Let me know if you
> > > > still
> > > > > don't see it.
> > > > >
> > > > > Thanks,
> > > > >
> > > > > Andres
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > On Thu, Apr 25, 2013 at 9:18 AM, Keith Turner <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> > > wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > >> was there supposed to be an attachment?
> > > > >>
> > > > >>
> > > > >> On Thu, Apr 25, 2013 at 2:19 AM, Andres Danter <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> > > > wrote:
> > > > >>
> > > > >> > Hi Billie,
> > > > >> >
> > > > >> > Here is a draft of my proposal.  I've yet to write the technical
> > > > >> approach
> > > > >> > section (have not idea what I'm going to put there) and the "about