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Production Cluster Guidelines

General guidelines for production guidelines for service distribution:

  • NiFi, Storm, and Kafka should not be located on the same node or virtual machine.

  • NiFi, Storm, and Kafka must have a dedicated ZooKeeper cluster with at least three nodes.

  • If the HDF SAM is being used in an HDP cluster, the SAM should not be installed on the same node as the Storm worker node.

The following diagram illustrates how services could be distributed for a small production cluster across 19 nodes: