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From Gaurav Agarwal <gzagar...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Any roadmap for Falcon Web UI enhancements ?
Date Sun, 11 Jan 2015 08:27:50 GMT
Hello everyone

I am also interested to commit for falcon, Is there any way that i can also
start committing

Thanks

On Sun, Jan 11, 2015 at 6:13 AM, Srikanth Sundarrajan <sriksun@hotmail.com>
wrote:

> -dev@falcon.incubator.apache.org
> +dev@falcon.apache.org
>
> Thanks for the feedback, we as a community are absolutely committed to
> making a UI that greatly simplifies administration, management and
> operations through Falcon. To this effect we wanted to create Falcon
> Administration & Management console. There are bunch of jiras already filed
> to enable various use cases relating to this.
>
> Will try and spend some time to piece them together and put forth for
> consideration. I would also like to point out that I am aware of some
> efforts from @Kenneth Ho (management features), @Sanjeev Tripurari
> (operations features) and @Ajay Yadav (operations features) in this regard
> and perhaps they can chime in and provide their thoughts.
>
> Regards
> Srikanth Sundarrajan
>
> > Date: Sat, 10 Jan 2015 20:34:12 +0100
> > Subject: Any roadmap for Falcon Web UI enhancements ?
> > From: kawa.adam@gmail.com
> > To: dev@falcon.incubator.apache.org
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > I have been extensively using Falcon for several months and I found it
> very
> > useful!
> >
> > Once you adopt Falcon, however, and define tens of feeds and processes,
> it
> > becomes a bit inconvenient to track down what happens with your processes
> > using the current Falcon Web UI (yes, you can use Oozie Web UI for that)
> > and corresponding feeds.
> >
> > I am curious if there is any roadmap for Falcon Web UI enhancements.
> > Use-cases that I would find useful include:
> >
> > 1. Being able to search feeds/processes by name, tag and status (
> > https://issues.apache.org/jira/secure/attachment/12686141/landing.png
> > provides search-box and drop-down lists, but a whole patch seems to be
> too
> > huge to be committed soon)
> >
> > 2. Being able to come to the office at 8 AM and after a quick look know
> > what processes aren't done yet (and feeds aren't delivered).
> >
> > This could be achieved e.g. by adding a date of the last
> > successful/failed/running instance for each process on the process list
> and
> > an intuitive icon. Being able to distinguish between daily and hourly
> feeds
> > would be useful here.
> >
> > 3. Being able to sorting of the list of feeds/processes in some way e.g.
> by
> > name, status, owner, type or something that makes sense
> >
> > Currently, you will not find a feed/process on the long list without
> > pressing CTRL+F first.
> >
> > 4. Instead of having a flat list, it would be able to see be useful to
> see
> > groups of feeds, if you use the <groups> tags in their XML definition
> >
> > 5. Being able to quickly learn more about my feed from other source of
> > information e.g. Hive Metastore or HDFS.
> >
> > A simple integration with HUE could give some benefits and wouldn't be
> time
> > consuming e.g. if a feed is backed by a Hive table, then there could be a
> > link to HUE webpage that shows that table i.e. the same idea as with
> "Logs"
> > link next to the process instance that points to Oozie. Obviously this
> > feature would be displayed only if somebody configures HUE for Falcon.
> >
> > --
> >
> > Probably everyone can come up with some other ideas...
> >
> > Please let me know if these features are valid for Falcon. I do realize
> > that the core idea of Falcon is to simplify data management and
> scheduling,
> > but it would be nice if Falcon provides a bit more feature-rich Web UI
> > instead of delegating to other tools (such as Oozie, CLI).
> >
> > Cheers!
> > Adam
>

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