How to Troubleshoot Apache Knox

Apache Knox is a gateway application and the door to access data in a Hadoop cluster hidden behind a firewall. While the usage is fairly simple the setup, configuration and debugging process can be tedious due to many different components that Apache Knox ties together. On Hortonworks Community Connection I wrote an article that shows you exactly what could be wrong with your Knox setup and how to efficiently track the error.

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Commont Security Architecture Using Apache Knox for Data Access

 

Hadoop Security Concepts

While security is a quite complex topic by itself, Hadoop Security can be overwhelming. Thus, I wrote down a state of the art article about Hadoop Security Concepts on Hortonworks Community Connection.

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Simplified Depiction of the Hadoop Security Architecture