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This page explains the jobs to be run to bring up the Knowledge Platform services. In order to do so, log into Jenkins and execute the instructions as per the sequence provided on this page.


Switch to the Build folder and run all jobs in the below sequence. For the value of the github_release_tag, refer to Current Release Tags and Jenkins Jobs Reference

Operation Name Function CURRENT RELEASE TAG
CassandraTrigger Generate the jar file for cassandraTrigger release-2.8.1
KnowledgePlatform Generate the artefacts for knowledge Platform release-2.8.1
Neo4j Generate the Neo4j jar file release-2.8.1
SyncTool Generate the SyncTool zip file release-2.8.1
Yarn Generate the artefacts for Samza job release-2.8.1

For KnowledgePlatform build, use the default profile_id which is “platform_services”.

DevOps Administration

Operation Name Function
Bootstrap Creates Deployer User


  • Download neo4j enterprise version 3.3.x. The file should be uploaded to your azure storage account under the root path. The file name should be neo4j*.tar.gz. This file should be uploaded to the container named in the variable of KnowledgePlatform’s common.yml.

The URL for this path will look like this -

  • Switch to Provision/<env>/KnowledgePlatform and run the jobs in the following sequence:
Operation Name Function Description CURRENT RELEASE TAG
Cassandra Provisions to install Cassandra Installs dependencies like java and installs Cassandra release-2.8.1
CompositeSearch Installs the ElasticSearch Installs dependencies for elastic search and starts elastic search service release-2.8.1
Neo4j Installs the Neo4j and Logstash Installs Neo4j and its dependencies relesae-2.8.1
Kafka Installs the Kafka Kafka installation release-2.8.1
Learning Installs the dependency to run the learning application Creates learning user and installs dependencies(java, tomcat, logstash, ffmpeg,imagemagick) release-2.8.1
Redis Installs the Redis database Download and installs Redis release-2.8.1
Search Installs the dependency to run the search service and install the logstash Install dependencies (JDK, logstash) and configure search service release-2.8.1
Yarn Sets up the Yarn cluster Setting up the yarn cluster release-2.8.1


  • Switch to Deploy/dev/KnowledgePlatform and run the jobs in the following sequence:
Operation Name Function CURRENT RELEASE TAG
CassandraTrigger Deploys the CassandraTrigger jar file and installs the logstash release-2.8.1
CassandraDbUpdate Creates the Cassandra keyspace and update release-2.8.1
Neo4j Deploys the Neo4j artefacts release-2.8.1
StartNeo4jCluster Starts the Neo4j process release-2.8.1
Learning Deploys the learning service artefacts and starts the learning service release-2.8.1
Search Deploys the search service artefacts and starts the search service release-2.8.1
Neo4DefinitionUpdate Updates Neo4j definition release-2.8.1
KafkaSetup Creates the Kafka Topics release-2.8.1
Yarn Deploys the Samza jobs release-2.8.1

Refer How to Create Framework, How to Create Schemas for Knowledge Platform Objects

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