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From Jeff Zhang <zjf...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: What is the suggested os platform for developing ambari
Date Tue, 22 Dec 2015 08:34:19 GMT
Thanks Joanthan.  Actually I want to add service to ambari and verify
whether it can be installed correctly. Do I have to build the rpm and try
the rpm on a VM ? Is this the suggested method ?

On Tue, Dec 22, 2015 at 6:35 AM, Jonathan Hurley <jhurley@hortonworks.com>
wrote:

> It kind of depends on what you want to develop in Ambari.
>
>
>   *   Using OSX and natively running in Eclipse is great. The problem is
> that you can't test certain items
>      *   Kerberos (difference between MIT and Heimdal)
>      *   Server-side python files won't work
>      *   Agents must be pre-installed (there is no bootstrapping)
>
>
>   *   Using a VM environment (such as CentOS) gives the most authentic
> experience.
>      *   Debugging is slower and more cumbersome
>      *   Kerberos, python, etc all work
>      *   For ease of development, you'd want to install Ambari Server on a
> VM but have it point to OSX for Eclipse-generated class files. You can
> accomplish this by editing the serverClassPath.py file and pre-pending the
> shared folder between OSX and your VM which has your class files. You can
> also edit ambari-env.sh in order to setup remote debugging so your IDE can
> connect to the remove process.
>
> So, if you don't want to worry about Kerberos or the server-side python
> scripts, then you can use OSX. Below is from an email I had sent earlier in
> the year. But if you want a more "authentic" Ambari install, complete with
> Kerberos and Python, then you'll want to use a VM and just have it link to
> your generated class files.
>
> - Install postgres
> - Load the source code in your IDE of choice
> - Have your own ambari.properties and ensure to include it on the
> classpath when launching from the IDE. This is probably the hardest part to
> setup since you’ll need to override a ton of properties to get Ambari to
> start on OSX. Here are some examples:
>
> java.home=/usr/jdk64/jdk1.7.0_45
> jdk.name=jdk-7u45-linux-x64.tar.gz
>
> resources.dir=/foo/dev/ambari/resources
>
> server.persistence.inMemory=false
> server.os_family=redhat6
> server.os_type=centos6
>
> # postgres
> server.jdbc.database_name=ambari
> server.jdbc.user.name=ambari-server
>
> server.version.file=/foo/dev/ambari/conf/version
>
> metadata.path=src/main/resources/stacks
> security.server.keys_dir=/foo/dev/ambari/keystore
> security.server.passphrase=DEV
>
>
> shared.resources.dir=/foo/src/ambari/ambari-common/src/main/python/ambari_commons/resources
>
> custom.action.definitions=/foo/src/ambari/ambari-server/src/main/resources/custom_action_definitions
> recommendations.dir=/foo/dev/ambari/stack-recommendations
>
> stackadvisor.script=/foo/src/ambari/ambari-server/src/main/resources/scripts/stack_advisor.py
> webapp.dir=/foo/src/ambari/ambari-web/public
> views.dir=/foo/dev/ambari/views
>
> common.services.path=/foo/src/ambari/ambari-server/src/main/resources/common-services
>
>
>
> On Dec 21, 2015, at 12:35 AM, Jeff Zhang <zjffdu@gmail.com<mailto:
> zjffdu@gmail.com>> wrote:
>
> Hi all,
>
> I check the wiki page for how to develop in ambari. And wondering which is
> the suggested os platform for developing ambari. Current I am in max os.
> And if I use mac os for development, do I must install VM to verify the
> ambari ? is there any other lightways to do that ? Thanks
>
>
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/AMBARI/Ambari+Development
>
>
>
> --
> Best Regards
>
> Jeff Zhang
>
>


-- 
Best Regards

Jeff Zhang

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