Aishwarya, you should probably ask on the -user list.
Moreover, you should probably just look at and use Nutch, which uses MR under the hood for fetching and other tasks - see http://nutch.apache.org/
Sematext :: http://sematext.com/ :: Solr - Lucene - Hadoop - HBase
Hadoop ecosystem search :: http://search-hadoop.com/
>From: Aishwarya Venkataraman <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
>Sent: Thursday, October 13, 2011 8:13 PM
>Subject: Web Crawler in hadoop - Unresponsive after a while
>I trying to make my web crawling go faster with hadoop. My mapper just
>consists of a single line and my reducer is an IdentityReducer
>while read line;do
> #result="`wget -O - --timeout=500 http://$line 2>&1`"
> echo $result
>I am crawling about 50,000 sites. But my mapper always seems to time out
>after sometime. The crawler just becomes unresponsive I guess.
>I am not able to see which site is causing the problem as mapper deletes the
>output if the job fails. I am running a single node hadoop cluster
>Is this the problem ?
>Did anyone else have a similar problem ? I am not sure why this is
>happening. Can I prevent mapper from deleting intermediate outputs ?
>I tried running mapper against 10-20 sites as opposed to 50k sites and that
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