What is Hadoop Streaming?

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What is Hadoop Streaming?

Postby dharama123 » Thu Sep 18, 2014 2:35 am

What is Hadoop Streaming? How Hadoop Streaming works?


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Re: What is Hadoop Streaming?

Postby Guest » Sat Sep 20, 2014 10:13 pm

Hadoop Streaming is a generic API which allows writing Mappers and Reduces in any language. But the basic concept remains the same. Mappers and Reducers receive their input and output on stdin and stdout as (key, value) pairs.


Hadoop streaming is a utility that comes with the Hadoop distribution. The utility allows you to create and run Map/Reduce jobs with any executable or script as the mapper and/or the reducer. For example:

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$HADOOP_HOME/bin/hadoop  jar $HADOOP_HOME/hadoop-streaming.jar \
    -input myInputDirs \
    -output myOutputDir \
    -mapper /bin/cat \
    -reducer /bin/wc


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