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MapReduce, mail # user - How does mapper process partial records?

Praveen Sripati 2013-01-24, 16:50
Harsh J 2013-01-24, 19:22
Praveen Sripati 2013-01-25, 00:37
Harsh J 2013-01-25, 08:50
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Re: How does mapper process partial records?
Mohammad Tariq 2013-01-24, 17:13
Hello Praveen,

       Do you mean the InputFormat splits the file across record boundaries??I
actually didn't get your question. What do you mean by 'record' with
respect to HDFS. Did you mean HDFS block?

Warm Regards,
On Thu, Jan 24, 2013 at 10:20 PM, Praveen Sripati

> Hi,
> HDFS splits the file across record boundaries. So, how does the mapper
> processing the second block (b2) determine that the first record is
> incomplete and should process starting from the second record in the block
> (b2)?
> Thanks,
> Praveen