Home | About | Sematext search-lucene.com search-hadoop.com
 Search Hadoop and all its subprojects:

Switch to Threaded View
Hadoop >> mail # user >> Job end notification does not always work (Hadoop 2.x)

Copy link to this message
Re: Job end notification does not always work (Hadoop 2.x)

 Please file a jira.

 One thing to be aware of - AMs get restarted a certain number of times for fault-tolerance - which means we can't just assume that failure of a single AM is equivalent to failure of the job.

 Only the ResourceManager is in the appropriate position to judge failure of AM v/s failure-of-job.


On Jun 22, 2013, at 2:44 PM, Prashant Kommireddi <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> Thanks Ravi.
> Well, in this case its a no-effort :) A failure of AM init should be considered as failure of the job? I looked at the code and best-effort makes sense with respect to retry logic etc. You make a good point that there would be no notification in case AM OOMs, but I do feel AM init failure should send a notification by other means.
> On Sat, Jun 22, 2013 at 2:38 PM, Ravi Prakash <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Hi Prashant,
> I would tend to agree with you. Although job-end notification is only a "best-effort" mechanism (i.e. we cannot always guarantee notification for example when the AM OOMs), I agree with you that we can do more. If you feel strongly about this, please create a JIRA and possibly upload a patch.
> Thanks
> Ravi
> From: Prashant Kommireddi <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Sent: Thursday, June 20, 2013 9:45 PM
> Subject: Job end notification does not always work (Hadoop 2.x)
> Hello,
> I came across an issue that occurs with the job notification callbacks in MR2. It works fine if the Application master has started, but does not send a callback if the initializing of AM fails.
> Here is the code from MRAppMaster.java
> .....
> .......
>       // set job classloader if configured
>       MRApps.setJobClassLoader(conf);
>       initAndStartAppMaster(appMaster, conf, jobUserName);
>     } catch (Throwable t) {
>       LOG.fatal("Error starting MRAppMaster", t);
>       System.exit(1);
>     }
>   }
> protected static void initAndStartAppMaster(final MRAppMaster appMaster,
>       final YarnConfiguration conf, String jobUserName) throws IOException,
>       InterruptedException {
>     UserGroupInformation.setConfiguration(conf);
>     UserGroupInformation appMasterUgi = UserGroupInformation
>         .createRemoteUser(jobUserName);
>     appMasterUgi.doAs(new PrivilegedExceptionAction<Object>() {
>       @Override
>       public Object run() throws Exception {
>         appMaster.init(conf);
>         appMaster.start();
>         if(appMaster.errorHappenedShutDown) {
>           throw new IOException("Was asked to shut down.");
>         }
>         return null;
>       }
>     });
>   }
> appMaster.init(conf) does not dispatch JobFinishEventHandler which is responsible for sending a HTTP callback (via shutDownJob()). If there was an exception at this time, the process would simply terminate (via System.exit(1) )
> appMaster.start() however rightly uses the JobFinishEventHandler and things work fine.
> Shouldn't a failure on init(..) also send a callback suggesting the job failed?
> Thanks,
> Prashant

Arun C. Murthy
Hortonworks Inc.