Install Apache Zepplin via REST & Ambari

The Ambari server offers a comprehensive REST API to install a complete HDP cluster or manage all parts of it. In this post we are going to explore the possibilities of installing a new service. With Ambari it is fairly easy to define custom services for management. With YARN being a general purpose execution engine Ambari can be seen as the general purpose management service. For this example we are using the Apache Zeppelin service provided here. A more general documentation of how to install a new service to an existing cluster can be found here. Continue reading “Install Apache Zepplin via REST & Ambari”