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task jvm bootstrapping via distributed cache

I am seeking a way to leverage hadoop's distributed cache in order to
ship jars that are required to bootstrap a task's jvm, i.e., before a
map/reduce task is launched.
As a concrete example, let's say that I need to launch with
'-javaagent:/path/profiler.jar'.  In theory, the task tracker is
responsible for downloading cached files onto its local filesystem.
However, the absolute path to a given cached file is not known a
priori; however, we need the path in order to configure '-javaagent'.

Is this currently possible with the distributed cache? If not, is the
use case appealing enough to open a jira ticket?


Stan Rosenberg 2012-07-31, 15:55
Arun C Murthy 2012-08-03, 06:39
Stan Rosenberg 2012-08-03, 16:32
Harsh J 2012-08-03, 17:31
Stan Rosenberg 2012-08-03, 18:32
Stan Rosenberg 2013-01-17, 19:32
Stan Rosenberg 2013-01-18, 01:28
Arun C Murthy 2012-08-03, 20:19
Stan Rosenberg 2012-08-03, 20:57
rahul p 2012-08-05, 05:35