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From Sandy Ryza <sandy.r...@cloudera.com>
Subject Re: Comparison between JobClient/JobConf and Job/Configuration
Date Thu, 25 Apr 2013 17:04:31 GMT
Hi Kevin,

JobClient/JobConf is the "old" mapred API and Job/Configuration is the
improved "new" API, so in general the latter is preferred.

-Sandy


On Thu, Apr 25, 2013 at 5:27 AM, Kevin Burton <rkevinburton@charter.net>wrote:

> I notice that in some beginning texts on starting a Hadoop MapReduce job
> sometimes JobClient/JobConf is used and sometimes Job/Configuration is
> used. I have yet to see anyone comment on the features/benefits of either
> set of methods. Could someone comment on their preferred method for
> starting a MapReduce job from a Java program? ****
>
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> Thank you.****
>

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