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From Arun C Murthy <...@hortonworks.com>
Subject Re: Hadoop pain points?
Date Sun, 04 Mar 2012 19:04:14 GMT
On Mar 2, 2012, at 4:09 PM, Harsh J wrote:

> Since you ask about anything in general, when I forayed into using
> Hadoop, my biggest pain was lack of documentation clarity and
> completeness over the MR and DFS user APIs (and other little points).
> It would be nice to have some work done to have one example or
> semi-example for every single Input/OutputFormat, Mapper/Reducer
> implementations, etc. added to the javadocs.
> I believe examples and snippets help out a ton (tons more than
> explaining just behavior) to new devs.

Good points Harsh. Would you like to contribute some documentation patches? 

> On Fri, Mar 2, 2012 at 9:45 PM, Kunaal <kunalbhasin@alumni.cmu.edu> wrote:
>> I am doing a general poll on what are the most prevalent pain points that
>> people run into with Hadoop? These could be performance related (memory
>> usage, IO latencies), usage related or anything really.
>> The goal is to look for what areas this platform could benefit the most in
>> the near future.
>> Any feedback is much appreciated.
>> Thanks,
>> Kunal.
> -- 
> Harsh J

Arun C. Murthy
Hortonworks Inc.

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