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From Vibhooti Verma <verma.vibho...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Hadoop Compatibility and EMR
Date Thu, 25 Mar 2010 05:00:23 GMT
Up-gradation information is given in
Our team had done the upgrade from 15.5 to 18 with keeping the data intact
but it did require lot of testing.
I suggest to first do the upgrade on test data and then to production data.

On Thu, Mar 25, 2010 at 9:58 AM, Sagar Shukla <sagar_shukla@persistent.co.in
> wrote:

> Hi Ilayaraja,
>      Hadoop HDFS has a utility distcp using which it should be possible to
> copy data between two different versions of hadoop. Though I am not quite
> sure if this utility would be able to read data from hadoop 15.5 . More
> information is available at the link -
> http://hadoop.apache.org/common/docs/r0.19.1/distcp.html#cpver
> There is no information on supported versions at this URL, but it could be
> worth a try.
> You can also create a local environment to push your HDFS data from older
> version to newer version. And then finally, move it on Amazon EMR.
> Regards,
> Sagar
> -----Original Message-----
> From: ilayaraja [mailto:ilayaraja@rediff.co.in]
> Sent: Sunday, March 21, 2010 12:53 PM
> To: hadoop-user; hadoop-dev
> Subject: Hadoop Compatibility and EMR
> Hi,
> We 've been using hadoop 15.5 in our production environment where we have
> about 10 TB of data stored on the dfs.
> The files were generated as mapreduce output. We want to move our env. to
> Amazon Elastic Map Reduce (EMR) which throws the following questions to us:
> 1. EMR supports only hadoop 19.0 and above. Is it possible to use the
> current data that were generated with hadoop 15.5 from hadoop 19.0?
> 2. Or how can we make it possible to use or update to hadoop 19.0 from
> hadoop 15.5? What are the issues expected while doing so?
> Regards,
> Ilayaraja
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