Edge Insights for Industrial - StarlingX* Enablement

Published: 04/21/2021

Overview

In this tutorial, you will download the compatible Edge Insights for Industrial (EII) Helm* charts deployment on StarlingX* platform. 

Get Started 

StarlingX* platform uses Helm* charts for Kubernetes* application deployments. For deployment of EII in StarlingX, Helm charts are provided for both provision and deployment. 

NOTE: Only video pipeline components are enabled with the current version of the deployment Helm chart. 

Download Edge Insights for Industrial - StarlingX* Enablement  

During installation, you will be prompted to enter your product key. This key is in the email you received from the Intel® Registration Center. Contact Support Forum if you do not have this email message. 

The steps below explain how to: 

  1. Prepare your target system. 
  2. Copy the package. 
  3. Complete the installation steps. 

Step 1: Prepare the Target System 

Make sure your target system has a fresh installation of Ubuntu* Linux that corresponds to the version of Edge Insights for Industrial that you downloaded. If you need help installing Ubuntu, follow these steps: 

  1. Download the Ubuntu* Linux* Desktop ISO file to your developer workstation. 
  2. Create a bootable flash drive using an imaging application, such as Startup Disk Creator, available on Ubuntu. 
  3. After flashing the USB drive, power off your target system, insert the USB drive, and power on the target system. 
  4. If the target system doesn't boot from the USB drive, change the boot priority in the system BIOS. 
  5. Follow the prompts to install Ubuntu with default configurations. For detailed instructions, see the Ubuntu guide
  6. Power down your target system and remove the USB drive. 
  7. Power up the target system. You will see Ubuntu Desktop is successfully installed. 

Step 2: Copy the .zip File to the Target System 

In this step you copy Edge Insights for Industrial: StarlingX* Enablement to your Target System. 

Copy edge_insights_industrial_starlingx_enablement.zip from the developer workstation to the Home directory on your target system. You can use a USB flash drive to copy the file. 

Step 3: Extract the Edge Insights for Industrial - StarlingX* Enablement Software 

In this step you extract edge_insights_industrial_starlingx_enablement.zip. You need to be on the target system to complete these steps. 

  1. Make sure you have a working Internet connection. 
  2. Open a new terminal. 
  3. Extract the package: 
unzip edge_insights_industrial_starlingx_enablement.zip


If you download edge_insights_industrial_starlingx_enablement.zip more than once, each download beyond the first will be appended by a number. 

Step 4: Download the Edge Insights for Industrial - StarlingX* Enablement Software 

NOTE: The edgesoftware tool uses the system proxy settings to download and install the modules. 

You will now run a script that will download Edge Insights for Industrial - StarlingX* Enablement module on your target system. 

Run these commands: 

cd edge_insights_industrial_starlingx_enablement 
chmod 775 edgesoftware 
./edgesoftware download 

 

Type the product key at the prompt.

Step 5: Refer to StarlingX README for further details 

Refer to the StarlingX README.md file located at $WORKDIR/edge_insights_industrial_starlingx_enablement/Edge_Insights_for_Industrial_StarlingX_enablement_1.0/EII-StarlingX-RP/helm-eis-stx/README.md for next steps. 

Summary 

In this tutorial, you successfully downloaded the Edge Insights for Industrial - StarlingX* Enablement Helm charts package and deployed EII Helm charts on StarlingX.  

Product and Performance Information

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