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From "Erik Krogen (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (HADOOP-13975) Allow DistCp to use MultiThreadedMapper
Date Thu, 09 Feb 2017 17:11:42 GMT

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Erik Krogen commented on HADOOP-13975:

This seems very useful! Thanks for working on this.

Why is there both {{parseThreadsPerMap}} and {{parseNumThreadsPerMap}} in {{OptionsParser}}?
It seems only one of them is used. Additionally the error message is incorrect in both of
them, with one referring to {{MAX_MAPS}} and one referring to {{NUM_LISTSSTATUS_THREADS}}.

> Allow DistCp to use MultiThreadedMapper
> ---------------------------------------
>                 Key: HADOOP-13975
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HADOOP-13975
>             Project: Hadoop Common
>          Issue Type: New Feature
>          Components: tools/distcp
>    Affects Versions: 3.0.0-alpha1
>            Reporter: Zheng Shao
>            Assignee: Zheng Shao
>            Priority: Minor
>         Attachments: HADOOP-distcp-multithreaded-mapper-branch26.1.patch, HADOOP-distcp-multithreaded-mapper-branch26.2.patch,
HADOOP-distcp-multithreaded-mapper-branch26.3.patch, HADOOP-distcp-multithreaded-mapper-branch26.4.patch,
HADOOP-distcp-multithreaded-mapper-trunk.1.patch, HADOOP-distcp-multithreaded-mapper-trunk.2.patch,
HADOOP-distcp-multithreaded-mapper-trunk.3.patch, HADOOP-distcp-multithreaded-mapper-trunk.4.patch
> Although distcp allow users to control the parallelism via number of mappers, sometimes
it's desirable to run fewer mappers but more threads per mapper.  Since distcp is network
bound (either by throughput or more frequently by latency of creating connections, opening
files, reading/writing files, and closing files), this can make each mapper much more efficient.
> In that way, a lot of resources can be shared so we can save memory and connections to

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