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From rahul challapalli <challapallira...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: New to Blur
Date Wed, 01 May 2013 04:29:38 GMT
Aaron,

Thanks for your reply. I will sure let you know how it goes.

- Rahul


On Tue, Apr 30, 2013 at 7:33 PM, Aaron McCurry <amccurry@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Rahul,
>
> Welcome!  Blur is a young incubator project and with that there is not a
> lot of documentation.  Yet.  But we do have a lot of code.  :-)
>
> Blur uses HDFS for storing indexes, MapReduce for bulk indexing, Thrift for
> RPC and ZooKeeper for state, and of course Lucene for search.  Yes Blur can
> and should run along side a standard Hadoop install (MapReduce + HDFS).  It
> currently works with the 1.0.x version or CDH3 from Cloudera.  I'm sure we
> can get it to work with 2.0.x and CDH4, it just hasn't happen yet.  However
> the only dependency to run Blur on a single machine is ZooKeeper.  HDFS is
> required for a cluster.
>
> To get you started.
>
> git clone https://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator-blur.git
>
> # we are currently focusing on getting 0.1.5 to a releasable state.
> git checkout 0.1.5
>
> In the checkout you will find a README.md that is a bit out of date with
> the code examples but the general theme is correct.  For more examples take
> a look at the blur-testsuite project, there are a lot of code examples in
> there to get you started.
>
> To build the project into a tarball that can be extracted and executed.
>
> run "mvn install" from the src/ directory.  Once it has successfully
> executed all the tests and built everything you will find a tar.gz file in
> the target/ directory in the distribution project.
>
> Before you can run Blur, Apache ZooKeeper needs to be running.  A default
> install will work.
>
> After extracting the Blur tar.gz file you should be able to run the
> bin/start-all.sh and it should start a Blur controller and a shard server
> on your local machine.
>
> I would love to hear how your initial compile and install goes, because we
> could use this thread and any information that is exchanged to create a
> nice little wiki page for 0.1.5.
>
> Thank!
>
> Aaron
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
> On Tue, Apr 30, 2013 at 2:17 PM, rahul challapalli <
> challapallirahul@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > I am new to blur and even ASF in terms of contributing back to a
> project. I
> > have decent knowledge about hadoop and mapreduce but completely new to
> > search. I come from a Java/PHP background. I  am looking for some
> direction
> > in setting up blur on my local machine. I have a single node hadoop
> > installation on my Mac OS X Lion. Is it an issue if I have HDFS,
> MapReduce
> > daemons running alongside blur on the same machine. I would greatly
> > appreciate if you can refer me to some setup document as well as an
> insight
> > into the architecture of blur. Thank You.
> >
> > - Rahul
> >
>

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