How to Configure a 3-Node Zookeeper Cluster Without Root Privileges

(I Jump around a bit throughout this post - I will attach a detailed script that highlights all the steps at the bottom)

In this article, we will work through the installation of Apache Zookeeper with the home directory of a non-privileged user of a CentOS 7.

This tutorial is part of a larger set of articles on how to effectively utilize zookeeper as a distributed configuration management application called dman.

Simple Configuration Distribution Using Zookeeper

So it's been a while since our last post, but I wanted to keep the blog going.

There has been a lot of movement in the distributed space so I wanted to take the chance to discuss a simple, yet powerful, way that you can leverage Apache Zookeeper in your environment for a distributed configuration store.

Let us start with some simple things

The Environment Itself