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From Roman Shaposhnik <>
Subject Re: User guide?
Date Tue, 15 Mar 2016 15:36:55 GMT
On Tue, Mar 15, 2016 at 1:10 AM, David Starina <> wrote:
> Hi guys,
> me again. I haven't set up Puppet before, can you just point me in the right direction?
> I know this is not a Puppet mailing list, but I bet you have some tips for me :-)
> So what do I need to do? Install Puppet on every node?


> What does it mean that the mode of Puppet is "masterless"

See here:

> - do I just have to do a basic installation of Puppet and not care much about
> setting it up, and then deploy bigtop on every node separately?

Correct. You do not have to setup puppet much to be able to do puppet apply

> And when setting the Hadoop head node - does that mean that I need to deploy
> Bigtop on this node first, and Bigtop will know this is the master node by the url
> or IP I provide to it?

It will know because of the information supplied in hieradata/site.yaml among
other things. You really need to read up on Hiera to get the full picture:


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