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From giridharan kesavan <>
Subject Re: hive-metastore puppet module on bigotp-0.3.1
Date Tue, 02 Oct 2012 16:54:35 GMT
As Roman mentioned do know of any license implication in adding 
postgresql to bigtop?
I can work on adding postgresql to bigtop.


On 10/1/12 4:43 PM, Konstantin Boudnik wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 01, 2012 at 03:09PM, Roman Shaposhnik wrote:
>> On Mon, Oct 1, 2012 at 2:16 PM, giridharan kesavan
>> <> wrote:
>>> All,
>>> It looks like bigtop-0.3.1 branch doesn't seem to install hive-metastore
>>> with puppet modules.
>>> Looking at the puppet module for hive, it only installs the hive package.
>>> I'm trying to understand if there was an issue to enable hive-metastore
>>> installation and starting the service?
>>> Filed a jira for installing hive-metastore in hive puppet module. -
>>> BIGTOP-722
>> No issue as far as I can tell -- just an omission. There's a bit of complication
>> that I can foresee which is Hive metastore really benefits from a SQL
>> server behind it (I would recommend Derby). Thus if you really want to fix
>> it in a reliable way Bigtop puppet will have to handle deploying one of the
>> OS SQL servers (PostgreSQL perhaps?). I see there's a few puppet modules
>> available on the Forge for doing that:
> It would be great to be able to use PostgreSQL, but Hive blows big time and
> won't work with this great DB server ;(
> Cos
>> It would be really nice if somebody could figure out how to get one work
>> in Bigtop (providing that licensing is compatible).
>> Thanks,
>> Roman.


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