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On Wed, Feb 16, 2011 at 10:39 PM, Matthew John
> hi Ted,
> wanted to know if its development environment specific. Can u throw
> some light on whether there is any inherent bytecode ececution cost ?
> I am not using any specific development environment now (like Eclipse)
> On Thu, Feb 17, 2011 at 11:52 AM, Ted Yu <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > Is your target development environment using C++ ?
> > On Wed, Feb 16, 2011 at 9:49 PM, Matthew John <
> [EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:
> >> Hi all,
> >> I wanted to know if the Map/Reduce (Mapper and Reducer) code incurs
> >> any fixed cost of ByteCode execution. And how do the mappers (say of
> >> WordCount MR) look like in detail (in bytecode detail) ?? Any good
> >> pointers to this ?
> >> Thanks,
> >> Matthew John