Difficulty: Beginner
Estimated Time: 10 minutes

This is a Mesos playground. From here you can play with a Mesos host and explore it's API. This playground is powered by minimesos

What are playgrounds?

Playgrounds give you a configured environment to start playing and exploring using an unstructured learning approach.

Playgrounds are great for experimenting and trying samples. To learn more about the technology then start with one of our labs

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Minimesos Playground

Minimesos enables you to launch a complete Mesos cluster via a single CLI command. Once started you can use the CLI to install frameworks and plugins for experimentation and testing purposes.

Download minimesos CLI

curl -sSL https://minimesos.org/install | sh

Launch minimesos Cluster

First create the default settings for the cluster.

minimesos init

Next, use the CLI to launch a cluster.

minimesos up --mapPortsToHost

View Marathon Dashboard

Once started you can view the Marathon dashboard using the following link.

https://[[HOST_SUBDOMAIN]]-8080-[[KATACODA_HOST]].environments.katacoda.com/

Cluster Info

The CLI provides a way to manage your cluster. To find out details use the command minimesos info.

This can also query the API directly, for example curl -s http://[[HOST_IP]]:5050/state.json | jq ".version"