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Re: a question on MapReduce
Hello Andy,

  Reduce phase starts only once the Map phase is 100% complete. The reduce
progress you see actually signifies other intermediate processes like
shuffle and sort. Don't get confused with it like I did initially :)

    Mohammad Tariq

On Mon, Nov 19, 2012 at 8:07 PM, Kartashov, Andy <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:

>  Guys,
> Sometimes when I run my MR job I see that Reduce tasks kick in as early as
> when Map task reached only about 20%. How can the MR be possibly so sure
> and start running Reduce at this point? What if a Mapper  produce more keys
> that Reduce function already finished with?
> Andy Kartashov
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