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Re: What else can be built on top of YARN.
Hi Rahul,

  I am porting a distributed application that runs on a fixed set of given
resources to YARN, with the aim of  being able to run it on a dynamically
selected resources whichever are available at the time of running the

On Wed, May 29, 2013 at 8:04 PM, Rahul Bhattacharjee <

> Hi all,
> I was going through the motivation behind Yarn. Splitting the
> responsibility of JT is the major concern.Ultimately the base (Yarn) was
> built in a generic way for building other generic distributed applications
> too.
> I am not able to think of any other parallel processing use case that
> would be useful to built on top of YARN. I though of a lot of use cases
> that would be beneficial when run in parallel , but again ,we can do those
> using map only jobs in MR.
> Can someone tell me a scenario , where a application can utilize Yarn
> features or can be built on top of YARN and at the same time , it cannot be
> done efficiently using MRv2 jobs.
> thanks,
> Rahul