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From Harsh J <ha...@cloudera.com>
Subject Re: Why/When partitioner is used.
Date Fri, 07 Jun 2013 16:26:13 GMT
Why not also ask yourself, what if you do not send all keys to the
same reducer? Would you get the results you desire that way? :)

On Fri, Jun 7, 2013 at 4:47 PM, Sai Sai <saigraph@yahoo.in> wrote:
> I always get confused why we should partition and what is the use of it.
> Why would one want to send all the keys starting with A to Reducer1 and B to
> R2 and so on...
> Is it just to parallelize the reduce process.
> Please help.
> Thanks
> Sai

Harsh J

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