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Grandl Robert 2013-07-22, 03:41
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Re: non-local map task input
Can anyone help me with this please ?


 From: Grandl Robert <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Sunday, July 21, 2013 8:41 PM
Subject: non-local map task input

Hi guys,

I am trying to figure out all the points in hdfs code where hdfs traffic is read/written. As far as I can tell, it seems most of the traffic goes through BlockSender/BlockReceiver, right ?

However, when a client do a copyFromLocal, or read a file, or for a map task whose input is not local, it seems the DFSClient is invoked. I understand that with DFSClient, it gets the dananodes locations from namenode and then directly open a socket and read/writes. Anyway, I am not very sure where that happens. Can someone point me out where in the code I can find the exact calls to read/write from other datanodes with DFSClient ?

Thanks in advance,
Colin Patrick McCabe 2013-07-25, 23:46