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From d...@apache.org
Subject svn commit: r755938 - in /hadoop/core/trunk: CHANGES.txt src/docs/src/documentation/content/xdocs/mapred_tutorial.xml
Date Thu, 19 Mar 2009 11:47:02 GMT
Author: ddas
Date: Thu Mar 19 11:47:02 2009
New Revision: 755938

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=755938&view=rev
HADOOP-5522. Documents the setup/cleanup tasks in the mapred tutorial. Contributed by Amareshwari


Modified: hadoop/core/trunk/CHANGES.txt
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/hadoop/core/trunk/CHANGES.txt?rev=755938&r1=755937&r2=755938&view=diff
--- hadoop/core/trunk/CHANGES.txt (original)
+++ hadoop/core/trunk/CHANGES.txt Thu Mar 19 11:47:02 2009
@@ -1102,6 +1102,9 @@
     HADOOP-5259. Job with output hdfs:/user/<username>/outputpath (no 
     authority) fails with Wrong FS. (Doug Cutting via hairong)
+    HADOOP-5522. Documents the setup/cleanup tasks in the mapred tutorial.
+    (Amareshwari Sriramadasu via ddas)
 Release 0.19.1 - 2009-02-23 

Modified: hadoop/core/trunk/src/docs/src/documentation/content/xdocs/mapred_tutorial.xml
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/hadoop/core/trunk/src/docs/src/documentation/content/xdocs/mapred_tutorial.xml?rev=755938&r1=755937&r2=755938&view=diff
--- hadoop/core/trunk/src/docs/src/documentation/content/xdocs/mapred_tutorial.xml (original)
+++ hadoop/core/trunk/src/docs/src/documentation/content/xdocs/mapred_tutorial.xml Thu Mar
19 11:47:02 2009
@@ -1611,13 +1611,20 @@
             Setup the job during initialization. For example, create
             the temporary output directory for the job during the
             initialization of the job. 
+            Job setup is done by a separate task when the job is
+            in PREP state and after initializing tasks. Once the setup task
+            completes, the job will be moved to RUNNING state.
             Cleanup the job after the job completion. For example, remove the
             temporary output directory after the job completion.
+            Job cleanup is done by a separate task at the end of the job.
+            Job is declared SUCCEDED/FAILED/KILLED after the cleanup
+            task completes.
             Setup the task temporary output.
+            Task setup is done as part of the same task, during task initialization.
             Check whether a task needs a commit. This is to avoid the commit
@@ -1625,13 +1632,20 @@
             Commit of the task output. 
+            Once task is done, the task will commit it's output if required.  
             Discard the task commit.
+            If the task has been failed/killed, the output will be cleaned-up. 
+            If task could not cleanup (in exception block), a separate task 
+            will be launched with same attempt-id to do the cleanup.
         <p><code>FileOutputCommitter</code> is the default 
-        <code>OutputCommitter</code>.</p>
+        <code>OutputCommitter</code>. Job setup/cleanup tasks occupy 
+        map or reduce slots, whichever is free on the TaskTracker. And
+        JobCleanup task, TaskCleanup tasks and JobSetup task have the highest
+        priority, and in that order.</p>

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