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From Andrei Savu <savu.and...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Whirr + Hue?
Date Thu, 12 May 2011 11:23:30 GMT
Unfortunately right now there is no easy way to run Hue with Whirr.
Probably you could add all the required plugins by changing the cdh
install / configure scripts but for installing Hue you would need to
create a new role.

Check the following presentation for more info:


-- Andrei Savu / andreisavu.ro

On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 6:44 PM, Joe Reger, Jr. <regerj@gmail.com> wrote:
> Howdy!
> I have some questions about running Hue (Cloudera's web interface to Hadoop)
> on top of a Whirr-managed cluster.
> We're using the cluster installation instructions:
> https://ccp.cloudera.com/display/CDHDOC/Hue+Installation#HueInstallation-InstallingandConfiguringHueonaCluster
> When we come to the section Configuring Hue Plugins for Hadoop we have some
> questions.  The file hdfs-site.xml isn't in /etc/hadoop-0.20/conf/.  We do
> find a copy of it in /etc/hadoop-0.20/conf.empty/.   We know that getting
> Whirr to run requires a symbolic link within the Hadoop conf directory.
> Should we make the documented changes to that file?
> And the big question is... how do we get Whirr to install the Hue plugins on
> each member of the cluster?  We did find some code inside of Whirr that
> seems to indicate that it supports Hue:
> http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/incubator-whirr-commits/201008.mbox/%3C20100830195426.A3E0623888FE@eris.apache.org%3E
> But we don't know how to trigger that installation.  Does it happen by
> default across all members of the cluster?
> Thanks for any insight into Whirr + Hue installation/config.
> Joe

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