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From "Devaraj Das (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Commented: (HADOOP-153) skip records that throw exceptions
Date Tue, 11 Mar 2008 13:46:50 GMT

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Devaraj Das commented on HADOOP-153:
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Enis, agree that for the Java tasks case we could get the offending record immediately in
the Child process. The problem here is that with things like Pipes apps (where the Java task
spawns another child process from within), the record number at which the exception happened
is tricky to get since the exception was really encountered in the Pipes process (this doesn't
include the exception that we might encounter while reading the input since that happens in
the Java parent task and we can catch those immediately).

> skip records that throw exceptions
> ----------------------------------
>
>                 Key: HADOOP-153
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HADOOP-153
>             Project: Hadoop Core
>          Issue Type: New Feature
>          Components: mapred
>    Affects Versions: 0.2.0
>            Reporter: Doug Cutting
>            Assignee: Devaraj Das
>             Fix For: 0.17.0
>
>
> MapReduce should skip records that throw exceptions.
> If the exception is thrown under RecordReader.next() then RecordReader implementations
should automatically skip to the start of a subsequent record.
> Exceptions in map and reduce implementations can simply be logged, unless they happen
under RecordWriter.write().  Cancelling partial output could be hard.  So such output errors
will still result in task failure.
> This behaviour should be optional, but enabled by default.  A count of errors per task
and job should be maintained and displayed in the web ui.  Perhaps if some percentage of records
(>50%?) result in exceptions then the task should fail.  This would stop jobs early that
are misconfigured or have buggy code.
> Thoughts?

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