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From Steve Loughran <ste...@apache.org>
Subject Re: doubt regarding multiprocessing in hadoop
Date Wed, 20 May 2009 14:47:18 GMT
sree deepya wrote:
> Hi,
>    I have a small doubt regarding possibility of multiprocessing  in
> hadoop.Is it possible ????
>  To be more clear,I have some processes that take around a week or two to
> execute.Is it possible to use hadoop to
>   reduce this execution time by dividing  these processes into a number of
> processes and executing simultaneously on
>   different nodes???Or is there any other way in which my objective can be
> achieved using hadoop????
> 
>    If yes, Can you please throw some light on this issue????
> 
> Thanks in advance,
> 
> regards,
> SreeDeepya.
> 

If you can rewrite your algorithms as Maps and Reduces, then yes. If 
not, then no.

http://wiki.apache.org/hadoop/MapReduce

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