Starting a job on a hadoop cluster remotly

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Starting a job on a hadoop cluster remotly

Sebastian Ruff (open4business GmbH)
Hey,

 

is it possible to start a job on a hadoop cluster from remote. For
example we have a web application

which runs on an apache tomcat server. And would like to start a
mapreduce job on our cluster, from

within the webapp.

 

Is this possible? And if yes, what are the steps to get there? Do I just
have to put my namenode and datanode

in a core-site.xml in the webapp and call the api?

 

Thanks a lot,

 

Sebastian

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RE: Starting a job on a hadoop cluster remotly

Segel, Mike
Hi,

Since you didn't get an answer... yes you can.

I'm working from memory so I may be a bit fuzzy on the details...

Your external app has to be 'cloud aware'. Essentially create a config file for your application that you can read in which lets your app know where the JT and NN are.

Then you can use the Tool (?interface/class) implement/extend with your job class and tell it to run...

Sorry for being terse... I'm under the gun on getting something out the door.

HTH

-Mike


-----Original Message-----
From: Sebastian Ruff (open4business GmbH) [mailto:[hidden email]]
Sent: Wednesday, July 28, 2010 7:27 AM
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Subject: Starting a job on a hadoop cluster remotly

Hey,

 

is it possible to start a job on a hadoop cluster from remote. For
example we have a web application

which runs on an apache tomcat server. And would like to start a
mapreduce job on our cluster, from

within the webapp.

 

Is this possible? And if yes, what are the steps to get there? Do I just
have to put my namenode and datanode

in a core-site.xml in the webapp and call the api?

 

Thanks a lot,

 

Sebastian



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