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Is reduce-only job possible in Hadoop?

Is reduce-only job possible in Hadoop?

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Is reduce-only job possible in Hadoop? Can I use reduce only job?

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Re: Is reduce-only job possible in Hadoop?

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@Dukool SHarma

Vague question please re-phrase your question please

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Re: Is reduce-only job possible in Hadoop?

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@Dukool Sharma, Reduce only job is not possible with Mapreduce. Reducer requires intermediate data in the form of key-pair value from mapper. Thus its not possible to run just reducers without mappers.

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