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From Ian Soboroff <ian.sobor...@nist.gov>
Subject Re: hadoop hardware configuration
Date Thu, 28 May 2009 15:32:02 GMT
Brian Bockelman <bbockelm@cse.unl.edu> writes:

> Despite my trying, I've never been able to come even close to pegging
> the CPUs on our NN.
> I'd recommend going for the fastest dual-cores which are affordable -- 
> latency is king.


Surely the latencies in Hadoop that dominate are not cured with faster
processors, but with more RAM and faster disks?

I've followed your posts for a while, so I know you are very experienced
with this stuff... help me out here.


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