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Running on Azure

This starter guide provides a quick start for running Pinot on Microsoft Azure
This document provides the basic instruction to set up a Kubernetes Cluster on Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

1. Tooling Installation

1.1 Install Kubectl

Please follow this link (https://kubernetes.io/docs/tasks/tools/install-kubectl) to install kubectl.
For Mac User
brew install kubernetes-cli
Please check kubectl version after installation.
kubectl version
QuickStart scripts are tested under kubectl client version v1.16.3 and server version v1.13.12

1.2 Install Helm

Please follow this link (https://helm.sh/docs/using_helm/#installing-helm) to install helm.
For Mac User
brew install kubernetes-helm
Please check helm version after installation.
helm version
This QuickStart provides helm supports for helm v3.0.0 and v2.12.1. Please pick the script based on your helm version.

1.3 Install Azure CLI

For Mac User
brew update && brew install azure-cli

2. (Optional) Login to your Azure account

Below script will open default browser to sign-in to your Azure Account.
az login

3. (Optional) Create a Resource Group

Below script will create a resource group in location eastus.
az group create --name ${AKS_RESOURCE_GROUP} \

4. (Optional) Create a Kubernetes cluster(AKS) in Azure

Below script will create a 3 nodes cluster named pinot-quickstart for demo purposes.
Please modify the parameters in the example command below:
az aks create --resource-group ${AKS_RESOURCE_GROUP} \
--name ${AKS_CLUSTER_NAME} \
--node-count 3
Once the command is succeed, it's ready to be used.

5. Connect to an existing cluster

Simply run below command to get the credential for the cluster pinot-quickstart that you just created or your existing cluster.
az aks get-credentials --resource-group ${AKS_RESOURCE_GROUP} \
To verify the connection, you can run:
kubectl get nodes

6. Pinot Quickstart

Please follow this Kubernetes QuickStart to deploy your Pinot Demo.

7. Delete a Kubernetes Cluster

az aks delete --resource-group ${AKS_RESOURCE_GROUP} \