Agile migration of a single-node cluster from MapReduce Version 1 to YARN

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Adam Kawa

Date archived: January 13, 2017 | Last updated: August 12, 2014|First published: May 21, 2014

YARN is a completely rewritten architecture of the processing platform in a Hadoop cluster. It makes computation much more scalable, efficient, and flexible compared to the classic MapReduce engine available in the first version of Hadoop. YARN has been considered production-ready since October 2013, and it is now used in production by many companies such as Yahoo!, Spotify, eBay, Xing, and Allegro, to name a few. Learn how to migrate a Hadoop cluster from MapReduce Version 1 (MRv1) to YARN in an agile way.

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