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From Ted Dunning <tdunn...@veoh.com>
Subject Re: Skip Reduce Phase
Date Thu, 07 Feb 2008 17:39:17 GMT

Set numReducers to 0.

On 2/7/08 9:35 AM, "David Alves" <dr-alves@criticalsoftware.com> wrote:

> Hi All
> First of all since this is my first post I must say congrats for the
> great piece of software (both Hadoop and HBase).
> I've been using Hadoop&HBase for a while and I have a question, let me
> just explain a little my setup:
> I have an HBase Database that holds information that I want to process
> in a Map/Reduce job but that before needs to be a little processed.
> So I built another Map/Reduce Job that uses a Specific (Filtered)
> TableInputFormat and then pre processes the information in a Map phase.
> As I don't need none of the intermediate phases (like merge sort) and I
> don't need to do anything on the reduce phase I was wondering If I could
> just save the Map phase output and start the second Map/Reduce job using
> that as an input (but still saving the splits to DFS for
> backtracking/reliability reasons).
> Is this possible?
> Thanks in advance, and again great piece of software.
> David Alves

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