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From "Amar Kamat (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Commented: (HADOOP-4766) Hadoop performance degrades significantly as more and more jobs complete
Date Thu, 15 Jan 2009 10:51:59 GMT

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Amar Kamat commented on HADOOP-4766:

Using tasks as a unit of memory usage is very tricky. Ideally we would require a memory model
that can will help us derive memory requirements per task/tip/job etc. Until we have a memory
model in place I think its better to go with the current solution as we only care about the
overall memory used.

Using soft references might be a better solution and might work well. But I think it will
be a major change in the framework and might be filed as an improvement. Since this issue
is more of a bug fix, I think we should go ahead and use the current approach. Memory bottleneck
with the JobTracker is separately tracked in HADOOP-4974. 

I am waiting for your input on the comments made [here|https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HADOOP-4766?focusedCommentId=12663114#action_12663114].

> Hadoop performance degrades significantly as more and more jobs complete
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: HADOOP-4766
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HADOOP-4766
>             Project: Hadoop Core
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: mapred
>    Affects Versions: 0.18.2, 0.19.0
>            Reporter: Runping Qi
>            Assignee: Amar Kamat
>            Priority: Blocker
>         Attachments: HADOOP-4766-v1.patch, HADOOP-4766-v2.10.patch, HADOOP-4766-v2.4.patch,
HADOOP-4766-v2.6.patch, HADOOP-4766-v2.7-0.18.patch, HADOOP-4766-v2.7-0.19.patch, HADOOP-4766-v2.7.patch,
HADOOP-4766-v2.8-0.18.patch, HADOOP-4766-v2.8-0.19.patch, HADOOP-4766-v2.8.patch, map_scheduling_rate.txt
> When I ran the gridmix 2 benchmark load on a fresh cluster of 500 nodes with hadoop trunk,

> the gridmix load, consisting of 202 map/reduce jobs of various sizes, completed in 32
> Then I ran the same set of the jobs on the same cluster, yhey completed in 43 minutes.
> When I ran them the third times, it took (almost) forever --- the job tracker became
> The job  tracker's heap size was set to 2GB. 
> The cluster is configured to keep up to 500 jobs in memory.
> The job tracker kept one cpu busy all the time. Look like it was due to GC.
> I believe the release 0.18/0.19 have the similar behavior.
> I believe 0.18 and 0.18 also have the similar behavior.

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