Fwd: [DISCUSS] Day 1 User Experience - Getting Metron Running

2018-10-26 Thread Nick Allen
Right. I think we would just have to Dockerize whatever bits are needed for specific "scenarios" as Katakoda calls them. At least, that is what I am hoping. On Fri, Oct 26, 2018 at 3:00 PM Otto Fowler wrote: > Ok, so we are not talking about dockerizing all of metron for this then. > > > On

Re: [DISCUSS] Day 1 User Experience - Getting Metron Running

2018-10-26 Thread Nick Allen
>From what I can tell, Katakoda functions mainly through hosting Docker containers. So if I were to create Katakoda demo like "Introduction to Stellar REPL", I would need to create a Docker container that hosts the Stellar REPL. As a user works through your demo, Katakoda launches and hosts your

Re: [DISCUSS] Day 1 User Experience - Getting Metron Running

2018-10-26 Thread Otto Fowler
What is the metron on docker part? On October 26, 2018 at 14:37:48, Nick Allen (n...@nickallen.org) wrote: > Yeah I would +1 katakoda. Has anyone used or have a history with KataKoda? I'd hate to invest time in a hosted solution if the provider isn't going to be around. That's a definite 'con'

Re: [DISCUSS] Day 1 User Experience - Getting Metron Running

2018-10-26 Thread Nick Allen
> Yeah I would +1 katakoda. Has anyone used or have a history with KataKoda? I'd hate to invest time in a hosted solution if the provider isn't going to be around. That's a definite 'con' to taking that approach. Although most of the effort would be invested in "Metron on Docker" which might

Re: [DISCUSS] Day 1 User Experience - Getting Metron Running

2018-10-26 Thread zeo...@gmail.com
Yeah I would +1 katakoda. I also think that it would help to start distributing RPMs, DEBs, and the mpacks with the releases, as well as consider a service like opensuse's build service for nightlies, etc. Jon On Fri, Oct 26, 2018 at 6:25 AM Anand Subramanian < asubraman...@hortonworks.com>

Re: [DISCUSS] Day 1 User Experience - Getting Metron Running

2018-10-26 Thread Anand Subramanian
Great idea! This will be a HUGE improvement in the user experience for first timers to Metron. Katakoda seems very interesting - simple and straight-forward. I loved the way you can provide instructions, commands (that can be directly clicked!), links, explanation and so on. Regards, Anand

[DISCUSS] Day 1 User Experience - Getting Metron Running

2018-10-25 Thread Nick Allen
We all know spinning up the development environment is a pain. Unfortunately, it is the only way for a new user to get a feel for Metron. We need a better way to introduce new users to Metron. I am hoping we can brainstorm ways to improve that experience. Here are a few thoughts that might help