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From Amol Kekre <a...@datatorrent.com>
Subject Re: Apex Sandbox in Apex Dev Setup documentation
Date Fri, 07 Apr 2017 23:54:38 GMT
We should just point it to apex download page in the docs ->
http://apex.apache.org/downloads.html; I will add my comments to the jira

Thks
Amol


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On Fri, Apr 7, 2017 at 1:33 PM, Dean Lockgaard <dean.lockgaard@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Thanks for the input, Thomas and Pramod.
>
> I've created the following two tickets to track this:
>
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/APEXCORE-692
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/APEXCORE-693
>
> Regards,
> Dean
>
>
>
>
> On Fri, Apr 7, 2017 at 9:22 AM, Pramod Immaneni <pramod@datatorrent.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Agreed, didn't realize this was in the documentation page.
> >
> > On Fri, Apr 7, 2017 at 9:09 AM, Thomas Weise <thw@apache.org> wrote:
> >
> > > I disagree. Apex documentation is not the place to promote vendor
> > > offerings.
> > >
> > > I suggested to refer to the download page, which already contains the
> > > DataTorrent link.
> > >
> > > Thomas
> > >
> > >
> > > On Fri, Apr 7, 2017 at 8:52 AM, Pramod Immaneni <
> pramod@datatorrent.com>
> > > wrote:
> > >
> > > > Hi Dean,
> > > >
> > > > There aren't many good options out there for users to get an
> > environment
> > > up
> > > > with apex apps running easily or quickly. We all know how difficult
> it
> > > > would be for someone new to get an application up and running even if
> > > they
> > > > had a hadoop sandbox with apex. Also, for many when they download a
> > > sandbox
> > > > they not only want to be able to run something in a few steps, but
> also
> > > > have easy to use tools and see something visually. My suggestion is
> to
> > > keep
> > > > both the sandboxes. You can put the bigtop sandbox first in the list
> as
> > > it
> > > > is vendor neutral.
> > > >
> > > > Thanks
> > > >
> >
>
>
> On Thu, Apr 6, 2017 at 7:18 PM, Thomas Weise <thw@apache.org> wrote:
>
> > +1 this should be tracked in a JIRA.
> >
> > There are also some improvements that can be done to the instructions on
> > the docker hub (separate activity).
> >
> > I would also suggest to list the Apex binary build on the downloads page
> > for users that have an existing cluster:
> >
> > https://github.com/atrato/apex-cli-package/releases
> >
> > And perhaps mention in the setup tutorial that these other download
> options
> > are listed on the website.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Thomas
>
>
>
>
>
> > > > On Thu, Apr 6, 2017 at 1:16 PM, Dean Lockgaard <
> > dean.lockgaard@gmail.com
> > > >
> > > > wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > All,
> > > > >
> > > > > In the Sandbox section of the Apache Apex Development Environment
> > Setup
> > > > > documentation (
> > > > > https://apex.apache.org/docs/apex/apex_development_setup/#sandbox
> ),
> > > > > instructions are provided for a vendor-specific Sandbox.
> > > > >
> > > > > I would like to propose that these instructions be changed to
> > reference
> > > > the
> > > > > Apache Apex Sandbox instead, which is an Apache Bigtop build and
> > > > available
> > > > > via docker at https://hub.docker.com/r/apacheapex/sandbox.
> > > > >
> > > > > Regards,
> > > > > Dean
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
>

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