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Initial instructions for IBM Bluemix.


Branch: refs/heads/gh-pages
Commit: 9d531ca28dfdc3495cecd20cd731c3f1e18a20b1
Parents: fc19ff3
Author: Tim Ellison <>
Authored: Thu Oct 13 14:10:45 2016 +0100
Committer: Tim Ellison <>
Committed: Thu Oct 13 14:10:45 2016 +0100

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 11. Now on the cluster, you can run the distributed tests:  
 `hadoop jar apache-pirk-0.2.0-incubating-SNAPSHOT-exe.jar 
org.apache.pirk.test.distributed.DistributedTestDriver -j 
$PWD/apache-pirk-0.2.0-incubating-SNAPSHOT-exe.jar -t 1:J`
 12. When you are done working with your cluster, terminate it:  
-`aws emr terminate-clusters --cluster-ids `**`$cid`**
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+`aws emr terminate-clusters --cluster-ids `**`$cid`**
+## IBM Bluemix
+1 .[Sign-up]( for a free Bluemix 
+2. From the Bluemix [catalog]( open 
the "Big Insights for Apache Hadoop" service, found in the Data and Analytics 
section, and click "Create".  The basic service plan is free during beta, but 
will need to be recreated every two weeks.
+3. Click "Open" to see the cluster list, and from there create a new cluster,
+  cluster name: test-cluster
+  user name: pirk
+  password: <password>.
+In Configuration:
+  Increase the number of data nodes to 5 (the maximum number available on the 
basic plan)
+  Scroll down and select "Spark" as an optional component.
+Click "Create".
+4. Select the test cluster from the Cluster List and take note of the SSH host 
name, e.g.
+5. Now you can run the distributed tests by copying the Pirk jar file and 
executing it in Bluemix., i.e.
+`$ scp target/apache-pirk-0.2.0-incubating-SNAPSHOT-exe.jar's password: 
                     100%  145MB  10.3MB/s   00:14 
+$ ssh's password: 
+-bash-4.1$ hadoop jar apache-pirk-0.2.0-incubating-SNAPSHOT-exe.jar 
org.apache.pirk.test.distributed.DistributedTestDriver -j 

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