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Re: Number of map tasks spawned
On Sun, Apr 25, 2010 at 4:28 PM, Praveen Sripati
> Hi,
> The MapReduce tutorial specifies that
>>> The Hadoop Map/Reduce framework spawns one map task for each InputSplit
>>> generated by the InputFormat for the job.
> But, the mapred.map.tasks definition is
>>> The default number of map tasks per job. Ignored when mapred.job.tracker
>>> is "local".
> So, is the number of map tasks spawned based on the number of InputSplits
> generated or based on the mapred.map.tasks value specified in the
> configuration file?

The former.