The function of a Secondary NameNode is to take checkpoints, not failover. If you are looking for HA JobTracker (not yet available) or Recoverable JobTracker functionality (already present today IIRC), look at the parent JIRA https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/MAPREDUCE-2288 for some ideas that were floated around.
In any case, JobTracker is an MR1 component and does not exist anymore in the 2.x releases, and the primary goal right now is to have the YARN's RM go HA, as tracked by https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/YARN-149 and associated JIRAs.
On Tue, Nov 20, 2012 at 12:03 PM, nagarjuna kanamarlapudi <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > After working on hadoop-0.20 for some time. I was just wondering why we > don't have seondary jobtracker just like secondary name node. > > Can we come up with some reasonalbe answers to this ?
-- Harsh J
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