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From Josh Elser <>
Subject Re: Ready to run Accumulo VMhn
Date Thu, 23 Aug 2012 23:55:54 GMT

A little old, but a good place to start for Gentoo:

On 08/23/2012 05:33 PM, John Vines wrote:
> If they have a hadoop one already, then it should be easy. If not, it's a
> bit more time. I want to get the rcd setup scripts supporting
> centos/redhat/fedora systems next. Elser can worry about gentoo.
> Sent from my phone, so pardon the typos and brevity.
> On Aug 23, 2012 6:20 PM, "Christopher Tubbs"<>  wrote:
>> Also, it might be fun to create a Fedora "Spin"
>> ( or the Ubuntu equivalent.
>> On Thu, Aug 23, 2012 at 6:18 PM, Christopher Tubbs<>
>> wrote:
>>> That's huge. Is there any way you can simply script what you did to
>>> create this image, and share that, so somebody could execute it from
>>> an internet-connected clean-install of a virtual machine? (something
>>> like a kickstart file, or a cloudinit script?... or perhaps a single
>>> RPM and/or DEB that grabs all the right stuff and turns a vanilla OS
>>> install into an Accumulo system?).
>>> On Thu, Aug 23, 2012 at 4:57 PM, John Vines<>  wrote:
>>>> I've thrown this guy together as a way for users to get a quick start
>> with
>>>> Accumulo. It comes with hadoop, zookeeper, and accumulo preconfigured
>> for a
>>>> single node. It uses BigTop for hadoop and zookeeper. It's a virtualbox
>>>> export which is set up for 4GB of memory. It does include init.d scripts
>>>> for quick start. That said, the init scripts require
>>>> Accumulo-1.4.2-SNAPSHOT, so that' why I'm only emailing dev. I will
>> update
>>>> them when we release 1.4.2 for larger public consumption. accumulo user
>>>> password is secret, as is the root password for accumulo. Just boot it
>> up
>>>> and wait a minute or 3 as processes start up. Firefox is configured for
>> the
>>>> monitor page and namenode page, so you can easily pull it up and see the
>>>> state of your cluster.
>>>> If you do play with it, provide feedback. I want to make this as easily
>> as
>>>> possible for a user who's new to Accumulo and wants to try it out
>> without
>>>> having to configure all of the dependencies.
>>>> John

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