This tutorial will cover the installation of a 3 node Vertica 7.1 sandbox environment on CentOS 6.5 using VirtualBox 4.3 with Windows. As this is a sandbox environment, the settings described in the tutorial are the minimum requirements for running Vertica on the described software stack. Refer to the installation documentation for a comprehensive guide on installing Vertica or the VM Configuration Guide for VM hardware recommendations.
Basic knowledge of Linux is highly recommended. There may be some missing configuration components, but for purposes of creating a sandbox environment, the procedure below suffices. The estimated set up time is around 30 minutes, and videos are provided where appropriate. For installation of a Vertica 7.2 sandbox environment, follow our newer tutorial.
- Required Tools & Software
- Initial VM Configuration
- CentOS Installation
- CentOS Configuration
- VM Cloning
- Configure Cloned Machines
- Install Vertica
- Post-install Steps & Example Database
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