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Re: Hadoop Java Versions

Good point.  Srivas was responding to Todd's question, but there might be
better fora as you suggest.

We have a good one for specific questions about MapR at

That doesn't, however, really provide a useful forum for questions like
Todd's which really spans both domains.  Where would you suggest for
questions that span the two subjects?

On Thu, Jun 30, 2011 at 9:47 PM, Ian Holsman <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> >> If MapR does something fancier, I'm sure we'd be interested to hear
> about
> >> it
> >> so we can compare the approaches.
> >>
> >> -Todd
> >>
> >>
> > MapR tracks disk responsiveness. In other words, a moving histogram of
> > IO-completion times is maintained internally, and if a disk starts
> getting
> > really slow, it is pre-emptively taken offline so it does not create long
> > tails for running jobs (and the data on the disk is re-replicated using
> > whatever re-replication policy is in place).  One of the benefits of
> > managing the disks directly instead of through ext3 / xfs / or other ...
> >
> > All these stats can be fed into Ganglia (or pushed out centrally via a
> text
> > file that can be pulled out using NFS)  if historical info about disk
> > behavior (and failures) needs to be preserved.
> >
> > - Srivas.
> While I am intrigued about how MapR performs internally, I don't think this
> is the forum for it.
> please keep MapR (and other vendor specific discussions) on their
> respective support forums.