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Re: Hadoop pain points?
The lack of documentation is what made Hadoop, really HBase, a lot of fun:-)
You know what they say... Not guts, no glory...

I'm sorry, while I agree w Harsh, I just don't want to sound like some old guy talking about how when they were young, they had to walk in chest high snow, in a blizzard, uphill (both ways)to and from school ... And how you newbies have it so much better...


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On Mar 2, 2012, at 6:42 PM, "Russell Jurney" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> +2
> Russell Jurney http://datasyndrome.com
> On Mar 2, 2012, at 4:38 PM, Mohit Anchlia <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> +1
>> On Fri, Mar 2, 2012 at 4:09 PM, Harsh J <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>>> Since you ask about anything in general, when I forayed into using
>>> Hadoop, my biggest pain was lack of documentation clarity and
>>> completeness over the MR and DFS user APIs (and other little points).
>>> It would be nice to have some work done to have one example or
>>> semi-example for every single Input/OutputFormat, Mapper/Reducer
>>> implementations, etc. added to the javadocs.
>>> I believe examples and snippets help out a ton (tons more than
>>> explaining just behavior) to new devs.
>>> On Fri, Mar 2, 2012 at 9:45 PM, Kunaal <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>>>> I am doing a general poll on what are the most prevalent pain points that
>>>> people run into with Hadoop? These could be performance related (memory
>>>> usage, IO latencies), usage related or anything really.
>>>> The goal is to look for what areas this platform could benefit the most
>>> in
>>>> the near future.
>>>> Any feedback is much appreciated.
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> Kunal.
>>> --
>>> Harsh J