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From Chris K Wensel <ch...@wensel.net>
Subject Re: 0.20.2 : Running Chained jobs using JobControl
Date Sat, 01 Jan 2011 23:39:35 GMT
Probably safe to use the deprecated apis considering


On Jan 1, 2011, at 3:18 PM, Sarthak Dudhara wrote:

> Hi, 
> I am trying to run chained jobs using Hadoop 0.20.2. I see that the class JobControl
is provided for the same purpose in 0.20.2. However, I can only add the deprecated class
> org.apache.hadoop.mapred.jobcontrol.Job. 
> For using the JobControl class I need to use the older deprecated Job class and the other
deprecated classes from the mapred package e.g. JobConf, etc. to be able to use JobControl.
I am starting out developing infrastructure for us to create jobs etc and dont want to use
deprecated classes/packages preferably. 
> In Hadoop 0.21.0, I have seen there is another class ControlledJob and JobControl in
the mapreduce.lib.jobcontrol package that takes care of this. However 0.21.0 is not production
ready as mentioned on the Hadoop site. 
> What is the suggested course of action in this case? I see that using deprecated classes
is the only option I see. Actualy, using deprecated classes will cause quite a few cascading
changes, so I am trying to not do that if possible. 
> Thanks 
> Sarthak Dudhara

Chris K Wensel

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