"If you are running just Hadoop, you could have a little swap. Running
HBase, fuggit about it." -- could you give a bit more information about
what do you mean swap and why forget for HBase?
On Tue, Nov 6, 2012 at 12:46 PM, Michael Segel <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:
> Mappers and Reducers are separate JVM processes.
> And yes you need to take in to account the amount of memory the machine(s)
> when you configure the number of slots.
> If you are running just Hadoop, you could have a little swap. Running
> HBase, fuggit about it.
> On Nov 5, 2012, at 7:12 PM, Lin Ma <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > Hello Hadoop experts,
> > I have a question in my mind for a long time. Supposing I am developing
> M-R program, and it is Java based (Java UDF, implements mapper or reducer
> interface). My question is, in this scenario, whether a mapper or a reducer
> is a separate JVM process? E.g. supposing on a machine, there are 4
> mappers, they are 4 individual processes? I am also wondering whether the
> processes on a single machine will impact each other when each JVM wants to
> get more memory to run faster?
> > thanks in advance,
> > Lin