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From Jay Vyas <jayunit...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Passing data from Client to AM
Date Wed, 29 Jan 2014 22:42:10 GMT
while your at it, what about adding values to the Configuration() object,
does that still work as a hack for information passing?

On Wed, Jan 29, 2014 at 5:25 PM, Arun C Murthy <acm@hortonworks.com> wrote:

> Command line arguments & env variables are the most direct options.
> A more onerous option is to write some data to a file in HDFS, use
> LocalResource to ship it to the container on each node and get application
> code to read that file locally. (In MRv1 parlance that is "Distributed
> Cache").
> hth,
> Arun
> On Jan 29, 2014, at 12:59 PM, Brian C. Huffman <
> bhuffman@etinternational.com> wrote:
> I'm looking at Distributed Shell as an example for writing a YARN
> application.
> My question is why are the script path and associated metadata saved as
> environment variables?  Are there any other ways besides environment
> variables or command line arguments for passing data from the Client to the
> ApplicationMaster?
> Thanks,
> Brian
> --
> Arun C. Murthy
> Hortonworks Inc.
> http://hortonworks.com/
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