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From Mike Carey <>
Subject Re: Extremely alpha Windows success!
Date Fri, 19 Jun 2015 17:28:10 GMT

On 6/19/15 3:03 AM, Chris Hillery wrote:
> Ok, I admit I've still got a ways to go, but I'm pleased to announce 
> that I was just able to spin up a three-node Hyracks cluster on 
> Windows with zero configuration on the NC nodes, and extremely minimal 
> configuration on the CC node. See attached screenshot showing three 
> Windows VMs as well as the browser showing the output of the Hyracks 
> node-list REST call.
> There are a number of kluges in the code right now, although a pretty 
> good amount of stuff is working right as well. The elephant in the 
> room is that, as I said, this is a Hyracks cluster, not Asterix. Using 
> the same single point of configuration for Asterix configuration 
> options is I think the last big piece of this puzzle and I hope to 
> finish that next week. Then it will be polishing.
> I've spoken with Preston about VXQuery's requirements (simple subset 
> of Asterix's, I believe) as well as with Ian about how this will play 
> in the YARN world, and I don't currently foresee any roadblocks. I've 
> also got some good ideas about the next steps, such as expanding the 
> NC service to handle downloads for UDFs and possibly even the Hyracks 
> client app jars themselves (Asterix / VXQuery / etc).
> Ceej
> aka Chris Hillery

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