Hi Prashant -- yes, 8 GB total RAM, but we're seeing 300-400 MB heap
consumption per Pig invocation client-side.
We're also migrating soon to Azkaban, but it doesn't seem like it'd resolve
this issue, since from what I understand it simply wraps Grunt.
On Wed, Mar 21, 2012 at 10:18 AM, Prashant Kommireddi
> You mean 8GB memory on client side to launch Pig right? That seems
> like a lot for simply spawning jobs. We use Azkaban to schedule jobs
> and there are 10s of jobs spawned at once. Pig by itself should not be
> so memory intensive.
> On Mar 21, 2012, at 6:50 AM, Norbert Burger <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> > Folks -- how are folks handling the "productionalization" of their Pig
> > submit nodes?
> > For our PROD environment, I originally thought we'd just have a few VMs
> > from which Pig jobs would be submitted onto our cluster. But on our 8GB
> > VMs, I found that we were often hitting heap OOM errors on a relatively
> > small set of approx. 50 analytics jobs. As a short-term solution, we
> > up scaling these VMs horizontally, which seemed a bit messy to me, since
> > have to manage which jobs are executed where.
> > Is this heap footprint (300-400 MB/per Pig process) consistent with your
> > environment?
> > Norbert