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From Jonathan Natkins <>
Subject Re: Inappropriate web site
Date Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:20:21 GMT
It might be worth noting that the Apache Metron page is somewhat guilty of
this, as well. In their quickstart guide, they advertise a VirtualBox VM
loaded with HDP:

Their installation documentation also seems to indicate that they only work
with HDP 2.4:

If there's action to be taken with the Spot website, it may be worthwhile
to point the same thing out to the Metron community.

Jonathan "Natty" Natkins
StreamSets | Field Engineering Director
mobile: 609.577.1600 | linkedin <>

On Thu, Apr 27, 2017 at 4:59 PM, Austin Leahy <>

> I think your point is fair.
> But I think that its also important to understand that as a community
> driven project installation on CDH is currently the only install path that
> has been validated.
> Until community members begin to test and install parts of the platform
> elsewhere it is important that they understand that the docs are explained
> from a particular context. As someone who has installed several different
> versions of hadoop including CDH I would say that there are often
> surprising side effects based on who's "best practice install" you have
> followed for your cluster.
> My meta question would be; is there a foundation requirement that would
> lead us to prioritize basic setup and configuration specifically on the
> apache sources? This would probably derail several of the current "install
> & config" initiatives.
> On Thu, Apr 27, 2017 at 4:47 PM Ted Dunning <> wrote:
> > (To avoid confusion, please note that I am speaking as just me here, not
> a
> > director, nor as VP Incubator)
> >
> > On the Spot incubating web site, there is a nav element on the left
> labeled
> > "CDH Requirements". That doesn't seem to me to be appropriate because is
> > looks like a commercial endorsement.
> >
> > Anybody have any thoughts on this?
> >

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