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From Billie Rinaldi <billie.rina...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: GSOC Idea - Accumulo Control Panel
Date Sun, 14 Apr 2013 04:22:43 GMT
On Apr 13, 2013 3:17 PM, "Andres Danter" <adanter@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hi Billie,
>
> Thanks for passing the information onto the Ambari group.  I'm glad that
> they were receptive.  I will subscribe to the Ambari dev group later
> today.  Do you need me to create the Ambari ticket?

Yes, that would be great. Thanks, Andres.

Billie

>
> Andres
>
>
> On Sat, Apr 13, 2013 at 10:29 AM, Billie Rinaldi
> <billie.rinaldi@gmail.com>wrote:
>
> > Andres,
> >
> > I approached the Ambari PMC and they responded positively. In
particular,
> > Yusaku had the following comment about your outline:
> >
> > "That sounds like a great idea, Billie.
> > Adding Accumulo support will provide an excellent example on how to
extend
> > the stack and plug it into Ambari for installation, management, and
> > monitoring.
> > This will help future effort by the community to add additional service
> > component to be Ambari-compatible.  Also this project will help discover
> > any improvements that need to be made in order to ease such stack
extension
> > effort.
> > BTW, Ambari has the framework to support 2 and 7 as it does with other
> > service components."
> >
> > Go ahead and subscribe to the Ambari dev list, if you haven't already.
We
> > should also open an Ambari ticket for the project and link it to
relevant
> > Accumulo ticket(s).
> >
> > Additional monitoring features will be a good thing to add if you get
done
> > the other goals and still have some time left. Ambari is currently doing
> > the same thing for HBase, so hopefully we can learn from them.
> >
> > Looking forward to working with you!
> > Billie
> > On Apr 12, 2013 5:58 PM, "Andres Danter" <adanter@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >> Thanks, Billie.  I'm liking this task more and more.  I would love to
take
> >> this on for GSoC.  Please run it by the Ambari PMC.  I will start
drafting
> >> the proposal this weekend.
> >>
> >> Just to be clear, the goal would be to integrate Ambari with Accumulo
in
> >> order to achieve the following capabilities (I've expanded David's
> >> original
> >> list of features):
> >>
> >> 1. Control (start/stop) Accumulo processes on any cluster node
> >> 2. Have the ability to edit Accumulo configuration files via a
web-based
> >> editor (I don't think Ambari provides this.  Please let me know if I'm
> >> wrong)
> >> 3. Have the ability to schedule restart of Accumulo processes after a
> >> configuration change
> >> 4. Push Accumulo code and configuration files to a new cluster node
> >> 5.  Gracefully remove a node from a cluster
> >> 6.  Gather system and/or application metrics that can be used to
monitor
> >> the system and perhaps create reports on usability
> >> 7.  Be able to monitor and control the Accumulo cluster from a
web-based
> >> GUI  (this kind of goes with #2 above)
> >> 8.  Allow read-only monitor sessions, as well as full-admin sessions
and
> >> have the ability to strictly manage who can access either.  (this I got
> >> from ACCUMULO-196)
> >> 9.  Provide the ability to authenticate user sessions with SSL
> >> (see ACCUMULO-196)
> >>
> >> It seems like the product of this work would largely replace the
current
> >> Accumulo Monitor.  If that is the case, are there features of the
monitor
> >> which you would like to see integrated?
> >>
> >> I will have about 3 months to complete this work (actually about
220-240
> >> hours), so that list is doable.  Most of the work will involve the GUI
> >> portions, unless Ambari already comes with much of the functionality.
 If
> >> the list is too short, please let me know.
> >>
> >> I guess I should sign up to the Ambari mailing list as well, right?
> >>
> >> Thanks again and I look forward to being your mentee and to working
with
> >> the Accumulo community.
> >>
> >> Andres
> >>
> >>
> >> On Fri, Apr 12, 2013 at 3:43 PM, David Medinets <
david.medinets@gmail.com
> >> >wrote:
> >>
> >> > The project is open source ... we can't stop you!
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > On Fri, Apr 12, 2013 at 2:25 PM, Andres Danter <adanter@gmail.com>
> >> wrote:
> >> >
> >> > > Could the work of integrating Accumulo with Ambari be something
that
> >> you
> >> > > would allow a student to tackle for GSoC?  I don't want to step on
> >> > anyone's
> >> > > planned work, but such a task really interests me.  I want to
tackle
> >> > > something with some meat, if you know what I mean.
> >> > >
> >> > >
> >> > >
> >> > > On Fri, Apr 12, 2013 at 11:47 AM, David Medinets
> >> > > <david.medinets@gmail.com>wrote:
> >> > >
> >> > > > Thanks for the reminder. I had forgotten the name of Ambari.
> >> > > >
> >> > > >
> >> > > > On Fri, Apr 12, 2013 at 10:37 AM, Keith Turner <keith@deenlo.com>
> >> > wrote:
> >> > > >
> >> > > > > On Fri, Apr 12, 2013 at 10:29 AM, David Medinets
> >> > > > > <david.medinets@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> > > > > > It might be interesting to have a tool which could:
> >> > > > > >
> >> > > > > > a) shut down any accumulo process on any server.
> >> > > > > > b) start any accumulo process on any server.
> >> > > > > > c) edit the various configuration files through a web
interface.
> >> > > > > > d) automate restart accumulo processes, as needed,
after
> >> > > configuration
> >> > > > > > change.
> >> > > > > > e) push accumulo code and configuration to a new server.
> >> > > > > > f) gracefully shutdown and remove a server from the
cluster.
> >> > > > > >
> >> > > > > > Anything else? If this sounds like a good idea, let's
create
a
> >> JIRA
> >> > > > > ticket
> >> > > > > > with the right tags.
> >> > > > >
> >> > > > > This sounds like Apache Ambari, which we should possibly
integrate
> >> > > > > with. See ACCUMULO-136
> >> > > > >
> >> > > >
> >> > >
> >> >
> >>
> >

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