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Wednesday, November 19 • 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Introduction To Apache Slider - Steve Loughran, Hortonworks

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With YARN, Apache Hadoop can deploy distributed applications —applications which can dynamically expand or contract their size based on demand or other factors. It allows the application to choose the placement of distributed components within the cluster, as well as their resource requirements such as CPUs and memory. As YARN evolves to support long-lived services, YARN applications can become services supporting broader uses.

Taking advantage of these features has required the application to be rewritten as a YARN application, central to which is the Application Master —a process which manages the allocation of components across the cluster, deployment of these components, as well as failure handling.

The Apache Slider project can deploy distributed applications without requiring them to be ported to YARN: Slider provides the Application Master and the allocation, deplo

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Steve Loughran

Member of Technical Staff, Hortonworks
Steve Loughran is a developer at Hortonworks, where he works on leading-edge Hadoop applications, most recently on Apache Slider and on Apache Spark's integration with Hadoop and YARN, and Hadoop's S3A connector to Amazon S3. He's the author of Ant in Action, a member of the Apache... Read More →

Wednesday November 19, 2014 2:00pm - 2:50pm CET

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