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From Corey Nolet <>
Subject Re: Using Hadoop's MulitpleInputs with AccumuloInputFormat in a MR job
Date Mon, 16 Sep 2013 19:55:23 GMT

We are currently re-working the AccumuloInputFormat for Accumulo 1.6 to
provide inputs from multiple tables (each with their own set of configured
iterators, ranges, columns). Check out ACCUMULO-391.

On Mon, Sep 16, 2013 at 11:41 AM, Aaron <> wrote:

> I was curious if this is possible (i am thinking it isn't):  from the Java
> API, Accumulo 1.5, Hadoop 1.2.1
> Want to set 2 different iterators on a scan, and send those results to 2
> different Mappers.
> So, how'd i do this with files as inputs, is just to use MultipleInputs
> class, with 2 different Path, and 2 different Mapper Classes, maybe the
> same InputFormat (e.g Text or Sequence)
> Since I'm using AccumulInputFormat, I would think I'd be ok..maybe with a
> null Path in the MulitpleInputs.addInputPath(), but it's the static
> addIterator() on the AccumuloInputFormat that I think is where I lose.
> Can I have 2 different AccumuloInputFormats, with different iterators?  I
> think the answer is no, and briefly looking at the source, believe that to
> be correct..but, was curious if others have done have done something.
> Cheers,
> Aaron

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