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From Alejandro Fernandez <>
Subject Re: Python client abandoned?
Date Tue, 08 Sep 2015 17:39:55 GMT
That's great Greg.

I took a quick peek and it has,
PyLint checks
Command to query Alerts
Command to restart a component on a host, and service-level restart

Can you come up with a high-level list of some of the features you want to
contribute back?


On 9/8/15, 7:44 AM, "Greg Hill" <greg.hill@RACKSPACE.COM> wrote:

>The Python client hasn't been updated in a year or so:
>I tried to work with Subin to modernize it previously but things didn't
>work out so I ended up making my own client:
>We've been using it here at Rackspace for nearly a year now and it's been
>pretty great.  Easy to use, easy to work on, and much more full-featured
>than the existing client.  I'd love to contribute it back as the official
>Python client, since the existing one is broken and missing a lot of
>features (for example, it can't create clusters since Ambari 1.7, and has
>no support for newer features like metrics).
>I know there is some work to be done to make it integrate better with the
>existing Ambari tooling, but I wanted to reach out and see if such an
>addition would be welcome.  If it is, we can sort out what all
>requirements need to be met before it can be integrated back in.

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