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From Todd Lipcon <t...@cloudera.com>
Subject Re: On coprocessor API evolution
Date Mon, 19 May 2014 22:37:21 GMT
On Mon, May 19, 2014 at 12:05 PM, Vladimir Rodionov

> Michael S.
> >> To the best of my knowledge,  MapR’s M7 doesn’t have coprocessors. I’ll
> wager that when they do, it will work and not have these issues. I believe
> that they are writing their stuff in C/C++, if so, then they’d have an
> advantage of using shared memory.  Apache would have write C/C++ code and
> wrap it in JNI… which you may not want to do…<<
> MapR M7 does not support coprocessors and custom Filters as well. I
> consider this to be a serious limitation of the product.
> Shared memory communication can be done in Java w/o single line of C/C++
> code, Michael by means of memory-mapped files.
> -Vladimir
And even in native code, shared memory for communication between untrusted
peers can be pretty tricky to do securely (read
http://lwn.net/Articles/593918/ for details)

Todd Lipcon
Software Engineer, Cloudera

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