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  • A heads up for the Whirr user community that the Whirr project has been 'moved to the Attic'. This means that the Whirr developers (more formally its Project Management Committee) voted to retire ...
    Henri YandellHenri Yandell
    Jul 16, 2015 at 6:44 am
    Jul 16, 2015 at 6:44 am
  • Hi, I am trying to use Whirr to provision a cluster on EC2. I am following the "5 minutes" tutorial from the whirr site. After completing the preparation steps, I am getting the Java exception on the ...
    Eugene PrystupaEugene Prystupa
    Dec 24, 2014 at 2:52 am
    Dec 24, 2014 at 2:52 am
  • Is there a way to specify the AWS EC2 property tags using Whirr? The only thing I can find is that the cluster name is "is used to tag the instances in some cloud-specific way. For example, in Amazon ...
    Amy TroschinetzAmy Troschinetz
    Sep 16, 2014 at 9:13 pm
    Sep 16, 2014 at 9:13 pm
  • Hi, I am new to EC2 and Whirr, and I am trying to launch a test hbase cluster. I am using whirr-0.8.2 with the following config: whirr.cluster-name=hbase-96 whirr.instance-templates=1 ...
    Khaled ElmeleegyKhaled Elmeleegy
    Jul 19, 2014 at 1:08 pm
    Jul 19, 2014 at 1:08 pm
  • Hi all, I am very keen on the possibility of using Whirr in many of my current projects since Whirr is Java based, uses jclouds which supports many cloud providers, is embeddable in a host ...
    Bob TiernayBob Tiernay
    Jul 13, 2014 at 3:16 pm
    Jul 13, 2014 at 3:16 pm
  • Hi, I am using Amazon EC2 and trying to setup my first cluster using the IAM account and the user credentials provided there in however the cluster fails to start with the following error - Caused ...
    Sumit ghoshSumit ghosh
    Jul 9, 2014 at 10:22 am
    Jul 9, 2014 at 10:22 am
  • Hi there, Currently I am using whirr to deploy hadoop in Amazon EC2, and I have encountered the issues as posted here, ...
    Longbin LaiLongbin Lai
    Jun 16, 2014 at 7:54 am
    Jun 16, 2014 at 7:54 am
  • Dear All, I just started to learn Hadoop and am trying to launch a hadoop cluster in Amazon EC2. I follow the steps listed at the following link: https://github.com/ptgoetz/whirr-storm Step 1 ...
    Max ZhaoMax Zhao
    May 11, 2014 at 12:55 am
    May 11, 2014 at 4:31 pm
  • Hi Folks, I am going to use Whirr to tie together a kick ass continuous ingestion test suite we have for Apache Gora... I am pretty sure that this list of services and clouds [0] is not up-to-date ...
    Lewis John McgibbneyLewis John Mcgibbney
    May 6, 2014 at 1:47 pm
    May 6, 2014 at 1:47 pm
  • Hi, Using whirr 0.8.2 I am not able to launch cluster (have tried all regions). I am continuously getting following error java.lang.RuntimeException: java.util.concurrent.ExecutionException ...
    AshishAshish
    May 3, 2014 at 1:29 pm
    May 15, 2014 at 4:52 am
  • I downloaded Whirr 0.8.2 (also 0.8.1) on my Ubuntu 14.04 machines running OpenJDK 6. When I run bin/whirr version, the result is: ubuntu@ip:~/Programs/Whirr/whirr-0.8.2-src$ bin/whirr version ...
    Michael OczkowskiMichael Oczkowski
    Apr 23, 2014 at 4:14 pm
    Apr 28, 2014 at 5:40 pm
  • Hi All, I was trying to launch hadoop cluster on Ec2 within a VPC subnet . Tried with whir-0.8.2 ,checked options in jclouds, but am unable to start a instance in VPC . Please let me know if this is ...
    John SJohn S
    Apr 1, 2014 at 12:04 pm
    Apr 1, 2014 at 3:49 pm
  • Hello, I get the following error when specifying c3.xlarge (or even c3.2xlarge) Unable to start the cluster. Terminating all nodes. java.util.NoSuchElementException: hardwareId(c3.xlarge) not found ...
    Saptarshi GuhaSaptarshi Guha
    Mar 12, 2014 at 7:37 pm
    Mar 12, 2014 at 7:37 pm
  • Hi, Is there anything fundamental in Whirr's architecture that would prevent it from running on Windows? I tried running Whirr via Git Bash shell (afterall I needed a bash shell to run the whirr ...
    Frank WilsonFrank Wilson
    Feb 18, 2014 at 11:02 am
    Feb 18, 2014 at 12:56 pm
  • Hi, Why are there no 'services' defined for web containers such as Apache Tomcat? I think it would be quite easy to write one but I am wondering why one has not been created. Is there something in ...
    Frank WilsonFrank Wilson
    Feb 18, 2014 at 10:54 am
    Feb 19, 2014 at 3:51 pm
  • Hi, I've made some modifications to the whirr source code and I'd like to try them out. Could someone tell me how I can build a distribution archive like the one I find on the whirr website? All I've ...
    Frank WilsonFrank Wilson
    Feb 17, 2014 at 8:00 pm
    Feb 17, 2014 at 8:00 pm
  • Hi, This week I wanted to give the (exciting) "byon" whirr feature a try, so I started with the zookeeper-byon.properties recipe and experienced some authentication problems. To make the long story ...
    Bruno FreudensprungBruno Freudensprung
    Feb 15, 2014 at 4:49 pm
    Feb 15, 2014 at 4:49 pm
  • I'd set a tag (key, value) and security group for an AWS instance via the whirr recipe I'm using. I had thought that whirr.cluster-name would set the security group (as per the whirr config guide), ...
    Igal LevyIgal Levy
    Jan 9, 2014 at 9:03 pm
    Jan 9, 2014 at 9:03 pm
  • Hi, I am using Whirr to launch a Hadoop 1.2.1 cluster on EC2. The cluster is progressively losing slaves up to the point where it does not have any left, the slave instances are still alive and ...
    Julien NiocheJulien Nioche
    Dec 10, 2013 at 11:14 am
    Dec 11, 2013 at 9:12 am
  • Hey Folks, Does Whirr currently support building oozie? Is there a list of currently supported services? I see this list, is it complete? ...
    Tom MelendezTom Melendez
    Nov 19, 2013 at 11:31 pm
    Nov 20, 2013 at 12:10 am
  • Hello, I started experimenting with Whirr only yesterday. It's quite something. I read somewhere on the Web that if jclouds supports a particular provider, then Whirr does, too. But, in reading ...
    Paul BellPaul Bell
    Nov 2, 2013 at 2:29 pm
    Nov 2, 2013 at 2:29 pm
  • Hi. I see that whirr (0.8.2) is using jclouds (1.5.8). I've also noticed that our cloud provider of choice has at least some implementation in jclouds-labs ( ...
    Stefán Freyr StefánssonStefán Freyr Stefánsson
    Oct 23, 2013 at 4:17 pm
    Oct 23, 2013 at 5:11 pm
  • I have setup a devstack instance on an Ubuntu 12.04.3 desktop VM in VirtualBox and am having difficulty using whirr to launch instances. Using the cirros test image I am able to launch 1 noop ...
    John HighcockJohn Highcock
    Sep 26, 2013 at 5:42 pm
    Sep 26, 2013 at 5:42 pm
  • Hey guys, Sorry if this is a straightfoward question, but I couldn't find the answer in the FAQ or the tutorial. I've successfully started a Zookeepeer cluster on EC2 using the directions here ...
    Todd NineTodd Nine
    Sep 20, 2013 at 5:08 pm
    Sep 20, 2013 at 8:00 pm
  • Hi all, I got an Error message when I try to destroy a cluster using the same .properties file. Here's what I did: whirr launch-cluster --config mahout.properties whirr destroy-cluster --config ...
    Ken MastersKen Masters
    Sep 15, 2013 at 11:35 pm
    Sep 15, 2013 at 11:35 pm
  • I am going through with the IntelliJ checkstyle plugin and I'm editing code to conform and... the existing code doesn't even conform to my checkstyle configuration. What gives? I seem to be doing ...
    Russell JurneyRussell Jurney
    Sep 9, 2013 at 11:31 pm
    Sep 10, 2013 at 5:23 am
  • https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/WHIRR/How+To+Contribute#HowToContribute-RunningTests These docs are wrong - they say to run mvn test, but that fails. -- Russell Jurney twitter.com/rjurney ...
    Russell JurneyRussell Jurney
    Sep 7, 2013 at 1:49 am
    Sep 7, 2013 at 1:49 am
  • Hi, May I know what's the bast way to add some customize scripts on hadoop nodes during the launch time? Thanks, Ken
    Ken MastersKen Masters
    Aug 30, 2013 at 6:58 am
    Aug 30, 2013 at 6:58 am
  • Hi, I am using whirr in library mode.. And I am getting errors on puppet with the every provider. It bootstraps the three puppet roles three times. In the bootstrap phase this results in 3 x 3 git ...
    Werner BuckWerner Buck
    Aug 28, 2013 at 9:43 pm
    Aug 28, 2013 at 9:43 pm
  • Hi, I was planning to use aws to test a haoop application and evaluating whirr for setting up the cluster. I have tried some whirr recipes, and seen that each script is starting single cluster. I ...
    Samarth GuptaSamarth Gupta
    Aug 28, 2013 at 3:54 pm
    Aug 28, 2013 at 4:02 pm
  • Currently I do this: String key = (String)conf.getProperty("whirr.identity"); String auth = (String)conf.getProperty("whirr.credential"); System.err.print("Key: " + key + "\n") ...
    Russell JurneyRussell Jurney
    Aug 27, 2013 at 7:50 pm
    Aug 27, 2013 at 7:58 pm
  • If I put a relative path in myservice.properties, where will that point to on the filesystem? I have a parameter where you supply the path of a configuration file, and need to set a default within ...
    Russell JurneyRussell Jurney
    Aug 23, 2013 at 5:27 pm
    Aug 23, 2013 at 6:00 pm
  • Hello everyone, We are investigating Apache Whirr to see if we can use it as the deployment/configuration management platform for some of the services we work with: the Hadoop ecosystem, Apache ...
    Alex SicoeAlex Sicoe
    Aug 23, 2013 at 2:31 pm
    Aug 23, 2013 at 2:35 pm
  • I need some help, as I'm stumped about what to do about the errors I'm seeing. I have a service composed of the following roles, which boots well on one node: whirr.instance-templates=1 ...
    Russell JurneyRussell Jurney
    Aug 14, 2013 at 11:04 pm
    Aug 14, 2013 at 11:04 pm
  • The INFO level of logging of jclouds is way too much low-level information for me to debug. How do I set the debug level to exclude info? -- Russell Jurney twitter.com/rjurney <span ...
    Russell JurneyRussell Jurney
    Aug 14, 2013 at 10:27 pm
    Aug 14, 2013 at 10:27 pm
  • Ok, I'm still new to whirr. Trying to understand why the following occurs… I'm spinning up a CHD4-Yarn cluster. I specify my own key pair to be used. When the cluster is being built, a clouds#<my ...
    Michael SegelMichael Segel
    Aug 14, 2013 at 2:24 pm
    Aug 14, 2013 at 2:24 pm
  • I have a working service on a single node, that is configured like this: whirr.instance-templates=1 zookeeper+druid-mysql+druid-broker+druid-master+druid-compute+druid-realtime In this configuration, ...
    Russell JurneyRussell Jurney
    Aug 13, 2013 at 8:57 pm
    Aug 13, 2013 at 8:57 pm
  • When I launch a cluster, Whirr waits a long time while an EC2 instance boots, etc. - and there is no output to console. I want there to be some kind of progress indicator there. Is there a verbose ...
    Russell JurneyRussell Jurney
    Aug 9, 2013 at 10:33 pm
    Aug 10, 2013 at 3:14 pm
  • How do I make the nodes on a failed launch-cluster stick around so I can debug them? -- Russell Jurney twitter.com/rjurney <span class="m_body_email_addr" title="6c6205448de1b8ad8d5baf0f3416d899" ...
    Russell JurneyRussell Jurney
    Aug 9, 2013 at 12:49 am
    Aug 9, 2013 at 9:08 pm
  • Anyone ever see this? I have errors with my cluster coming up, and this looks like part of it. I instsall_oracle_jdk_7, and it looks like maybe this core action fails? tar: Exiting with failure ...
    Russell JurneyRussell Jurney
    Aug 9, 2013 at 12:25 am
    Aug 14, 2013 at 10:21 pm
  • Hi, Let's say I have my cluster topology like: whirr.instance-templates=1 service-A+service-B, 1 service-A+service-B In my scenario, service-B should first wait for all service-A instances to come ...
    Satish MittalSatish Mittal
    Aug 8, 2013 at 6:55 am
    Aug 12, 2013 at 9:34 am
  • whirr.bootstrap-user=ubuntu whirr.private-key-file=/home/ab/whirr/autohandleubuntu-12-64.pem whirr.public-key-file=/home/ab/whirr/autohandleubuntu-12-64.pem.pub can you edit a private ami - so it is ...
    A bA b
    Aug 7, 2013 at 7:19 pm
    Aug 7, 2013 at 8:16 pm
  • Hi All, I recently tried out apache whirr to spin off EC2 instances and deploy my stack - that comprises of hadoop DN/NN/TT/JT and my distributed applications that use hadoop. It worked fine. However ...
    Satish MittalSatish Mittal
    Aug 7, 2013 at 5:56 pm
    Aug 7, 2013 at 7:29 pm
  • i ran "launch-cluster" on ec2, but hadoop did not start. i would like to login as hadoop and run start-all.sh and see what error i get. i tried ssh -i bootstrap-private-key.pem hadoop@ec2-public-ip ...
    A bA b
    Aug 7, 2013 at 5:31 pm
    Aug 8, 2013 at 5:21 pm
  • What is the default security policy in Whirr, between instances of different roles? What ports are open? Are these all open, or do I have to manually open each from/to role combination? Russell ...
    Russell JurneyRussell Jurney
    Aug 7, 2013 at 11:58 am
    Aug 7, 2013 at 11:58 am
  • Russells-MacBook-Pro:whirr rjurney$ bin/whirr launch-cluster --config recipes/druid.properties Running on provider aws-ec2 using identity XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX Exception in thread "main" ...
    Russell JurneyRussell Jurney
    Aug 7, 2013 at 2:16 am
    Aug 7, 2013 at 3:22 am
  • i get a whirr error: Could not download http://apache.osuosl.org/hadoop/common/hadoop-1.2.1/hadoop-1.2.1.tar.gz.md5 when i browse over to: http://apache.osuosl.org/hadoop/common/hadoop-1.2.1/ i can ...
    A bA b
    Aug 5, 2013 at 10:43 pm
    Aug 7, 2013 at 10:40 pm
  • what does ${sys:user.name} or ${env:user.name} in a properties file mean? how is the default value for user.name set? it looks like a shell variable substitution, but my reading of the man page ...
    A bA b
    Aug 3, 2013 at 12:07 am
    Aug 3, 2013 at 12:13 am
  • Hi, I've pulled down and built the latest whirr. Been testing the sample recipes, building on AWS. I can build and deploy the hbase-cdh.properties, but when I connect to the name node, run HBase ...
    Michael SegelMichael Segel
    Aug 2, 2013 at 11:37 pm
    Aug 2, 2013 at 11:37 pm
  • Hi, I'm still fairly new to Whirr and I am starting to run in to some issues that I would love to get some suggestions to see if want I want is feasible… I'm trying to use Whirr to build out a ...
    Michael SegelMichael Segel
    Aug 2, 2013 at 7:20 pm
    Aug 2, 2013 at 7:20 pm
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