Detailed Permissions Matrix for Cloud Big Data

The following permissions matrix displays specific permissions for the roles in Cloud Big Data. The matrix displays the method names, their corresponding RESTful API commands, and the roles that are supported.  

API Documentation

Cloud Big Data Terminology

As of February 4, 2014    

Method NameAPI CallObserverCreatorAdmin 


Get User ProfileGET /profile 

Returns detailed profile information for the current user. 


Create a User ProfilePOST /profile 

Creates a profile or updates the information in an existing profile. 



Create a ClusterPOST /clusters 

Creates a new cluster.


Delete a ClusterDELETE /clusters/{clusterId}  

Deletes a specified cluster.  


List ClustersGET /clusters

Lists all clusters for your account.  


Get Cluster DetailsGET /clusters/{clusterId}

Returns details for a specified cluster.  


Perform an Action on a ClusterPOST /clusters/{clusterId}/action  

 Performs an actionon a specified cluster, such as resizing.



List Nodes in a clusterGET /clusters/{clusterId}/nodes

Lists all nodes for a specified cluster. 


Get Node DetailsGET /clusters/{clusterId}/nodes/{nodeId} 

Returns details for a specified node in a specified cluster.  



List Available Flavors GET /flavors 

Lists all available flavors. 


Get Flavor Details GET /flavors/{flavorId}   

Lists the details for the specified flavor. 


List Supported Cluster Types for a FlavorGET /flavors/{flavorid}/types  

Lists the supported cluster types for the specified flavor. 



List Cluster TypesGET /types  

Returns a list of cluster types. 


Get Cluster Type Details GET /types/{typeId}  

Returns details for the specified cluster type. 


List Supported Flavors for a Cluster TypeGET /types/{typeid}/flavors  

Lists the supported flavors for the specified cluster type.



List Resource Limits for UserGET /limits

Displays the resource limits for the user. 



Cloud Big Data Terminology


A group of servers (nodes). In Cloud Big Data, the servers are virtual.


In a network, a node is a connection point, either a redistribution point or an end point for data transmissions. In general, a node has programmed or engineered capability to recognize and process or forward transmissions to other nodes.

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