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From Daniel Vimont <dan...@commonvox.org>
Subject Re: Fully distributed mode on Windows
Date Mon, 15 Aug 2016 03:15:35 GMT
FWIW, I tried quite some time ago to set up HBase on Windows with CygWin
(just to see if I could do it), and I ran into so many problems that I
simply quit trying after a few hours.

However, I DO use a Windows box to do all of my HBase-contributor work on
(and I do it in the way that Mike has already recommended to you): I do
that by running VirtualBox with an instance of Ubuntu running inside of it,
and then just do straightforward installation of HBase in that virtual
Ubuntu environment. If you must use a Windows box (or multiple Windows
workstations), you might want to consider a setup similar to this to avoid
what I would anticipate to be a mountain of frustrations.

Good luck!

Dan

On Sun, Aug 14, 2016 at 9:21 AM, Xiaochun Liang <xiaochun.liang@skype.net>
wrote:

> Thanks Mike! Is it possible to setup fully distributed mode of HBase on
> Windows with Cygwin?
>
> Regards,
> xiaochun
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mike Thomsen [mailto:mikerthomsen@gmail.com]
> Sent: Saturday, August 13, 2016 8:03 PM
> To: user@hbase.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Fully distributed mode on Windows
>
> You probably shouldn't be using Windows servers for this. For example,
> Cloudera doesn't list any version of Windows at all as a supported OS:
>
> https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=
> http%3a%2f%2fwww.cloudera.com%2fdocumentation%2fcdh%2f5-0-x%
> 2fCDH5-Requirements-and-Supported-Versions%2fcdhrsv_os.html&data=01%7c01%
> 7cxiliang%40064d.mgd.microsoft.com%7c2935de2adccc4f60232508d3c371ce3f%
> 7c72f988bf86f141af91ab2d7cd011db47%7c1&sdata=glqVHjC8sWJTYA%
> 2f2P9nlD63U5sdyQDLqrU%2boMzT%2bN5s%3d
>
> You'd almost certainly be better off setting up a few Linux VMs on those
> servers and running it that way.
>
> On Fri, Aug 12, 2016 at 10:36 PM, Xiaochun Liang <xiaochun.liang@skype.net
> >
> wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > Does Hbase support fully distributed mode on Windows?
> >
> > I am now trying to setup Hbase on Windows servers. I followed the
> > steps in
> > https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3a%2f%2fhbase
> > .apache.org%2fcygwin.html&data=01%7c01%7cxiliang%40064d.
> mgd.microsoft.com%7c2935de2adccc4f60232508d3c371ce3f%
> 7c72f988bf86f141af91ab2d7cd011db47%7c1&sdata=wcNiVI9Tvi6v%2b%
> 2fMm3l5d9p9hgS3UXdEmXPBrCxFHI5Q%3d, and can launch a standalone Hbase
> successfully on Windows. Next step I want to setup Hbase on Windows servers
> with distributed mode. However I saw followings in 'start-hbase.cmd':
> >
> > "if "%distMode%"=="true" (
> >      @echo This is not implemented yet. Stay tuned."
> >
> > I am wondering if distributed mode of Hbase is supported on Windows or
> not.
> >
> > Anyone has experience to setup fully-distributed Hbase on Windows?
> >
> > Regards,
> > xiaochun
> >
>

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