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From bikash sharma <sharmabiks...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: definition of slots in Hadoop scheduling
Date Fri, 25 Feb 2011 17:30:32 GMT
Thanks very much Harsh. It seems then that slots are not defined in terms of
actual machine resource capacities in terms of cpu, memory, disk and network
bandwidth.

-bikash

On Fri, Feb 25, 2011 at 11:33 AM, Harsh J <qwertymaniac@gmail.com> wrote:

> Please see this archived thread for a very similar question on what
> tasks really are:
>
> http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/hadoop-general/201011.mbox/%3C126335.8536.qm@web112111.mail.gq1.yahoo.com%3E
>
> Right now, they're just a cap number for parallelization,
> hand-configured and irrespective of the machine's capabilities.
> However, a Scheduler may take machine's states into account while
> assigning tasks to one.
>
> On Fri, Feb 25, 2011 at 7:22 PM, bikash sharma <sharmabiks.07@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > How is task slot in Hadoop defined with respect to scheduling a
> map/reduce
> > task on such slots available on TaskTrackers?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Bikash
> >
>
>
>
> --
> Harsh J
> www.harshj.com
>

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