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From Tom White <>
Subject Re: Whirr + Hue?
Date Thu, 12 May 2011 16:26:48 GMT
Whirr doesn't currently support Hue, but as Andrei indicated it's a
matter of writing a Whirr service so that you can specify Hue roles in
the instance templates. I've just opened for this issue.


On Thu, May 12, 2011 at 4:23 AM, Andrei Savu <> wrote:
> Unfortunately right now there is no easy way to run Hue with Whirr.
> Probably you could add all the required plugins by changing the cdh
> install / configure scripts but for installing Hue you would need to
> create a new role.
> Check the following presentation for more info:
> Cheers,
> -- Andrei Savu /
> On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 6:44 PM, Joe Reger, Jr. <> wrote:
>> Howdy!
>> I have some questions about running Hue (Cloudera's web interface to Hadoop)
>> on top of a Whirr-managed cluster.
>> We're using the cluster installation instructions:
>> When we come to the section Configuring Hue Plugins for Hadoop we have some
>> questions.  The file hdfs-site.xml isn't in /etc/hadoop-0.20/conf/.  We do
>> find a copy of it in /etc/hadoop-0.20/conf.empty/.   We know that getting
>> Whirr to run requires a symbolic link within the Hadoop conf directory.
>> Should we make the documented changes to that file?
>> And the big question is... how do we get Whirr to install the Hue plugins on
>> each member of the cluster?  We did find some code inside of Whirr that
>> seems to indicate that it supports Hue:
>> But we don't know how to trigger that installation.  Does it happen by
>> default across all members of the cluster?
>> Thanks for any insight into Whirr + Hue installation/config.
>> Joe

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