Apache Ambari has always provided an operator the ability to provision an Apache Hadoop cluster using an intuitive Cluster Install Wizard web interface, guiding the user through a series of steps:
- confirming the list of hosts
- assigning master, slave, and client components to configuring services, and
- installing, starting and testing the cluster.
With Ambari Blueprints, system administrators and dev-ops engineers can expedite the process of provisioning a cluster. Once defined, Blueprints can be re-used, which facilitates easy configuration and automation for each successive cluster creation.…