Analytics Director provides two main functions:
- Creation of Configuration Drives (.iso) required for deploying the Ribbon Analytics cluster on KVM, VMware, and AWS platforms. The generated Configuration Drive is downloaded and transferred to a VM host for Ribbon Analytics VM creation.
- Installation of Ribbon Analytics. In release 20.10 and earlier, Analytics Director provides a CLI for automated installation of Ribbon Analytics on KVM. In release 20.12, the Analytics Director UI automates the installation of Ribbon Analytics on KVM and VMware.
Available_since Type Available Since Release 20.12
The Analytics Director UI is an easy-to-use interface that can accessed through any standard browser.
|What would you like to do?|
|Create or manage a Configuration Drive||Use Analytics Director to create or manage the Configuration Drive required to install or upgrade Ribbon Analytics on KVM or VMware.|
|Install Analytics Director on KVM||If you do not have access to the Ribbon-hosted Analytics Director UI, install it on a KVM host in your network.|
|Install Analytics Director on VMware||If you do not have access to the Ribbon-hosted Analytics Director UI, install it on a VMware host in your network.|
|Install Analytics Director on AWS||If you do not have access to the Ribbon-hosted Analytics Director UI, install it on AWS.|