Hortonworks : Cluster Installation using Ambari 1.5.1 , CentOS 6.5 – Episode#3

Point your browser to http://{your.ambari.server}:8080.
Log in to the Ambari Server using the default username/password: admin/admin


The first step creates the cluster name.
At the Welcome page, type a name for the cluster you want to create in the text box.
Click the Next button.


The Service Stack (or simply the Stack) is a coordinated and tested set of Hadoop components.

Use the radio button to select the Stack version you want to install. To install a Hadoop 2 stack, select HDP 2.0.6, in Stacks.


This screen lets you confirm that Ambari has located the correct hosts for your cluster and to check those hosts to make sure they have the correct directories, packages, and
processes to continue the install.


It gives an option to Retry the Failed Hosts , if any


Choose the services

You must at a minimum install HDFS.

If you want to use Ambari for monitoring your cluster, make sure you select Nagios and Ganglia.


Assign the Master and the Slave components



The Customize Services screen presents you with a set of tabs that let you manage configuration settings for Hadoop components.


Review the configuration and press Deploy



Each component is installed and started and a simple test is run on the component.


DONE !! Your Hadoop cluster using Hortonworks is ready. Happy Hadooping 🙂


About shalishvj : My Experience with BigData

6+ years of experience using Bigdata technologies in Architect, Developer and Administrator roles for various clients. • Experience using Hortonworks, Cloudera, AWS distributions. • Cloudera Certified Developer for Hadoop. • Cloudera Certified Administrator for Hadoop. • Spark Certification from Big Data Spark Foundations. • SCJP, OCWCD. • Experience in setting up Hadoop clusters in PROD, DR, UAT , DEV environments.
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2 Responses to Hortonworks : Cluster Installation using Ambari 1.5.1 , CentOS 6.5 – Episode#3

  1. navmad says:

    Well written and informative.!

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