Setting up a HDF cluster with AmbariTo have a fully functional cluster running HortonWorks Data Flow
Attention, read this first before starting the deployment of an HDF cluster(Valid end of June 2017)
The last version of Ambari (2.5.1) is well supported on Ubuntu 16 LTS and Ubuntu 14 LTS. This is also the case for the full Hortonworks Data Platform stack (HDP, version 2.6.1). Besides being supported on Oracle Linux, Suse, CentOS, RedHat and Debian.