I think the rule of thumb (hortonworks at least) is 2x cores for maps
threads and 1x cores for reducers. Don't have my notes here so I'm not
100%. It's just a guideline in any event. :)
TEST, TEST, TEST. :)
On Tue, Dec 18, 2012 at 1:08 AM, <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> I was unable to find any information regarding relationship between
> mapred slots and number of cpus on the net. All I found was that it is
> advisable to schedule two processes for one cpu. If this is true, then for
> a slave node with dual core( two cpus) that runs datanode, tasktracker,
> hbase regionserver and zookeeper, theoretically there is no space to run
> an additional mapred task. Any comment on this is welcome.
> In general what is the mapred slot and how is it related to number of cpu
> Thanks in advance.