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From Robert Evans <ev...@yahoo-inc.com>
Subject Re: Spinning out Hadoop Eclipse Tools
Date Mon, 17 Sep 2012 20:01:53 GMT
I am +1 on this too.  I would love to see better tool support for Hadoop.


On 9/17/12 2:42 PM, "Eli Collins" <eli@cloudera.com> wrote:

>Hey Adam,
>That would be awesome.   +1
>We've discussed moving the various contrib projects out of Hadoop in
>the past, and think it make sense for all the reasons you mention.  A
>good example of how we've done this  was done previously is MRUnit,
>now hosted at http://mrunit.apache.org.
>Next steps, if others agree then you can draft a proposal to vote on.
>See this thread and jira for an example:
>On Mon, Sep 17, 2012 at 12:34 PM, Adam Berry <amberry@yahoo-inc.com>
>> Hello all,
>> I'm proposing spinning out the eclipse plugin from the main hadoop
>>source into a separate incubating project. I'm willing to commit to this
>> With a separate project, that isn't tied (source wise) to the Hadoop
>>source we could make dev tools that could support multiple versions of
>>Hadoop from within a single IDE, which would be very helpful when
>>migrating jobs or dealing with clusters running different versions.
>> The current tools seem to support the 0.20 line, and help with
>>developing MR jobs, and also have some HDFS tools included. So the early
>>work would be to ensure that these features were supported across the
>>version space of Hadoop.
>> Down the line we could also add support for additional tools such as
>>MRUnit and other products in the Hadoop ecosystem, to eventually yield a
>>one stop project for all dev tools around this space.
>> If there is agreement on this, how do we go about getting it done?
>> Thanks,
>> Adam Berry

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