Thank you for your idea.
The hadoop patch I said means this merge happens during the output writing
On Jan 3, 2013 11:25 PM, <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Hi Chen,
> You do have an option in hadoop to achieve this if you want the merged
> file in LFS.
> 1) Run your job with n number of reducers. And you'll have n files in the
> output dir.
> 2) Issue a hadoop fs -getmerge command to get the files in output dir
> merged into a single file in LFS
> (In recent versions use 'hdfs dfs -getmerge')
> Bejoy KS
> Sent from remote device, Please excuse typos
> *From: * Chen He <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> *Date: *Thu, 3 Jan 2013 22:55:36 -0600
> *To: *<[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> *ReplyTo: * [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> *Subject: *Re: more reduce tasks
> Sounds like you want more reducer to reduce the execution time but only
> want a single output file.
> Is this waht you want?
> You can use as many as your want (may not be optimal) reducers when you
> are running your reducer. Once the program is done, write a small perl,
> python, or shell program connect those part-* files.
> if you do not want to write your own script to connect those files and let
> Hadoop automatically generate a single file.
> It may need some patched to current Hadoop. I am not sure they are ready
> or not.
> On Thu, Jan 3, 2013 at 10:45 PM, Vinod Kumar Vavilapalli <
> [EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> Is it that you want the parallelism but a single final output? Assuming
>> your first job's reducers generate a small output, another stage is the way
>> to go. If not, second stage won't help. What exactly are your objectives?
>> On Jan 3, 2013, at 1:11 PM, Pavel Hančar wrote:
>> I'd like to use more than one reduce task with Hadoop Streaming and I'd
>> like to have only one result. Is it possible? Or should I run one more job
>> to merge the result? And is it the same with non-streaming jobs? Below you
>> see, I have 5 results for mapred.reduce.tasks=5.
>> $ hadoop jar
>> -D mapred.reduce.tasks=5 -mapper /bin/cat -reducer /tmp/wcc -file /tmp/wcc
>> -file /bin/cat -input /user/hadoopnlp/1gb -output 1gb.wc
>> 13/01/03 22:00:03 INFO streaming.StreamJob: map 100% reduce 100%
>> 13/01/03 22:00:07 INFO streaming.StreamJob: Job complete:
>> 13/01/03 22:00:07 INFO streaming.StreamJob: Output: 1gb.wc
>> $ hadoop dfs -cat 1gb.wc/part-*
>> where /tmp/wcc contains
>> wc -c
>> Thanks for any answer,
>> Pavel Hančar