Took about an hour to download on wireless internet.
First step is to load the VM into VM Player:
Then, set the Network Adapters:
Logged into CentOS: Username: root Password: hadoop
Hadoop Registration Form:
And now HUE the GUI web based navigation page:
A new feature Ambari, it provides a warning to bump up the memory:
Enable Ambari in the web based gui:
Nice visualization dashboard, if you're accustomed to command line, this is really great! Here's screenshot of the NameNode Dashboard:
And Summary Dashboard:
And HIVE screenshot:
And new feature Security:
And High Availability:
And Ambari Summary:
And finally Heatmaps:
And that should give a good look and feel of some Ambari and how you can get up and running on the VM in a short amount of time.
Now to explore the VM further...with HIVE (Stinger), PIG, SQOOP, HCatalog, WEBHDFS, OOZIE, ZooKeeper and more~!