In Hadoop, name node and data nodes communicating to each other periodically …. any TaskTracker that fails to report in 10 minutes is assumed to have crashed. Can I tune/configure the time interval? If so, where can I change?
Yes, You can change configuration in mapred-default.xml file. And you can refer below parameters for changing values to overcome you problem.
You can also refer below link which has documentation/detail understanding on parameters which you can configure in mapred-default.xml