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From "Ajay Yadava (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (FALCON-1313) Generate notification for Falcon job status
Date Thu, 16 Jul 2015 19:19:04 GMT

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Ajay Yadava commented on FALCON-1313:
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I am still not able to appreciate the use case. 

In production systems like Inmobi we run thousands of job daily, getting email notifications
for success of each of them will be overwhelming and pointless as users don't need to take
any action. Users should be notified only when some action needs to be taken. For such scenarios
we already have FALCON-1090.

For occasional use case where sending an email might be useful, users can add this functionality
to the workflow as pointed by [~pallavi.rao]  There is a subtle philosophical advantage of
keeping it in workflow instead of inside Falcon. If the users specify email action in the
workflow then they are aware that this is oozie's responsibility and they need to configure
oozie properly. If Falcon accepts email configuration then it will be Falcon's responsibility.

As for success notifications through JMS, Falcon already receives them and uses them for various
scenarios.

> Generate notification for Falcon job status
> -------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: FALCON-1313
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/FALCON-1313
>             Project: Falcon
>          Issue Type: New Feature
>          Components: common
>    Affects Versions: 0.6.1
>            Reporter: Peeyush Bishnoi
>            Assignee: Peeyush Bishnoi
>
> Falcon should generate Email based notification for job status to the user/group when
job finish either with success/failure.



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