Getting started with packages in DC/OS

Why would one create a package?

Once you get familiar with DC/OS, the open source project that was created by Mesosphere you get access to packages certified by Mesosphere. There are several ways to deploy your service into DC/OS: (1) use dcos marathon command in CLI; (2) use Marathon REST API directly; (3) deploy your service as a package. Using package approach makes your solution consistent with the environment and gives other benefits. Please refer to documentation regarding developing your custom services and packages https://github.com/dcos/dcos-docs/blob/master/1.7/usage/developing-services/service-requirements-spec.md. The aim of this post is to show how to create your own simple package and start using it in your DC/OS managed cluster.
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On-demand Interactive Data Science with DC/OS

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Whether you are a journalist, a researcher or a data geek, in order to start working with large data sets, you have to complete laborious tasks of setting-up an infrastructure, configuring an environment, learning new unfamiliar tools and coding complicated apps – with DC/OS you can start crunching those numbers within minutes.
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