*See my comments below*
On Mon, Jan 25, 2010 at 3:22 PM, Something Something <
[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> If I set # of reduce tasks to 1 using setNumReduceTasks(1), would the class
> be instantiated only on one machine.. always? I mean if I have a cluster
> say 1 master, 10 workers & 3 zookeepers, is the Reducer class guaranteed to
> be instantiated only on 1 machine?
> If answer is yes, then I will use static variable as a counter to see how
> may rows have been added to my HBase table so far. In my use case, I want
> to write only N number of rows to a table. Is there a better way to do
> this? Please let me know. Thanks.
*--Maybe you can use Counter to track the number of rows you add to HBase,
then you do not need to limit the reduce task as 1*