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From Harsh J <ha...@cloudera.com>
Subject Re: Configuring hadoop 2.2.0
Date Wed, 29 Jan 2014 10:08:22 GMT
I don't believe what you've been told is correct (IIUC). HDFS is an
independent component and does not require presence of YARN (or MR) to
function correctly.

What do you exactly mean when you say "files are only stored on the
node that uses the hdfs command"? Does your "hdfs dfs -ls /" show a
local FS / result list or does it show a true HDFS directory listing?
Your problem may simply be configuring clients right - depending on

On Wed, Jan 29, 2014 at 12:52 AM, Ognen Duzlevski
<ognen@nengoiksvelzud.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I have set up an HDFS cluster by running a name node and a bunch of data
> nodes. I ran into a problem where the files are only stored on the node that
> uses the hdfs command and was told that this is because I do not have a job
> tracker and task nodes set up.
> However, the documentation for 2.2.0 does not mention any of these (at least
> not this page:
> http://hadoop.apache.org/docs/current/hadoop-project-dist/hadoop-common/ClusterSetup.html).
> I browsed some of the earlier docs and they do mention job tracker nodes
> etc.
> So, for 2.2.0 - what is the way to set this up? Do I need a separate machine
> to be the "job tracker"? Did this job tracker node change its name to
> something else in the current docs?
> Thanks,
> Ognen

Harsh J

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