On May 28, 2010, at 11:43 AM, Todd Lipcon wrote:
> Hi Allen,
> Recent versions of the fair scheduler have configurations for "delay scheduling" - essentially, it will wait for a few seconds when a slot opens up to try to find a local task before assigning a non-local one. This is specifically to avoid the issue you're describing.
> Check out Matei's Eurosys 2010 paper here:
> I believe this got lumped in with MAPREDUCE-706.
Thanks. I'll take a look at this and see how applicable this is to Capacity.