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James Newhaven 2012-09-03, 16:32
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Dmitriy Ryaboy 2012-09-03, 17:21
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Re: UDF Performance Problem
Thanks Dmitriy, all sorted now.

James

On Mon, Sep 3, 2012 at 6:21 PM, Dmitriy Ryaboy <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> That's cause you used "group all" which groups everything into one
> group, which by definition can only go to one reducer.
>
> What if instead you group into some large-enough number of buckets?
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> A = LOAD 'records.txt'  USING PigStorage('\t') AS (recordId:int);
> A_PRIME = FOREACH A generate *, ROUND(RANDOM() * 1000) as bucket;
>  B = GROUP A_PRIME by bucket PARALLEL $parallelism;
> SPLITS = FOREACH B GENERATE Flatten(BagSplit(50,A_PRIME));
> COMPLETE_RCORDS = FOREACH SPLITS GENERATE FLATTEN(MyCustomUDF($0));
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> D
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> On Mon, Sep 3, 2012 at 9:32 AM, James Newhaven <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I'd appreciate if anyone has some ideas/pointers regarding a pig script
> and
> > custom UDF I have written. I've found it runs too slowly on my hadoop
> > cluster to be useful.......
> >
> > I have two million records inside a single 600MB file.
> >
> > For each record, I need to query a web service to retrieve additional
> data
> > for this record.
> >
> > The web service supports batch requests of up to 50 records.
> >
> > I split the two million records into bags of 50 items (using the datafu
> > BagSplit UDF) and then pass each bag on to a custom UDF I have written
> that
> > processes each bag and queries the web service.
> >
> > I noticed when my script reaches my UDF, only one reducer is used and the
> > job takes forever to complete (in fact it has never finished since I
> > terminate it after a few hours).
> >
> > My script looks like this:
> >
> > A = LOAD 'records.txt'  USING PigStorage('\t') AS (recordId:int);
> > B = GROUP B ALL;
> > SPLITS = FOREACH B GENERATE Flatten(BagSplit(50,A));
> > COMPLETE_RCORDS = FOREACH SPLITS GENERATE FLATTEN(MyCustomUDF($0));
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > James
>