I was not aware of BigTop, I do not think we should duplicate their work
Maybe they will publish docker images as well in the future.
On Fri, Oct 14, 2016 at 11:30 AM, Mike Percy <mpe...@apache.org> wrote:
> Currently rpms are handled by downstream projects like Apache BigTop as
> well as commercial distributions. So in my view it's a duplication of
> efforts there, particularly since BigTop and distributions based on it also
> harmonize dependencies to a certain extent and we mark many of our
> dependencies as "provided".
> So it's possible but not sure it's worth the effort since Flume depends on
> so many other projects like Hadoop, HBase, etc
> On Fri, Oct 14, 2016 at 9:36 AM, Lior Zeno <liorz...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi All,
> > Currently, we distribute Flume via a tarball. I think we should improve
> > also publish deb and rpm packages that allow running Flume as a service.
> > More over, container technology, such as Docker, has become increasingly
> > popular in last few years. Publishing an official Docker image will allow
> > easier deployment of Flume in the cloud.
> > How do you guys feel about this?
> > Thanks