The release of HDF 3.1 brings about a significant number of improvements in HDF: Apache Nifi 1.5, Kafka 1.0, plus the new NiFi registry. In addition, there were improvements to Storm, Streaming Analytics Manager, Schema Registry components. This article shows how you can use ambari-bootstrap project to easily generate a blueprint and deploy HDF clusters to both either single node or development/demo environments in 5 easy steps. To quickly setup a single node setup, a prebuilt AMI is available for AWS as well as a script that automates these steps, so you can deploy the cluster in a few commands.
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