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What is Edge Node's role?

What is Edge Node's role?

Explorer

Hello all, 

 

I'm a newbie in Hadoop and I would like to know what is the real meaning of the Edge Node? 

 

Thanks,

D. 

 

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Re: What is Edge Node's role?

Community Manager

Here is a thread about Edge nodes (aka gateway nodes) that should answer your question. :)



Cy Jervis, Community Manager

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Re: What is Edge Node's role?

Explorer

Thanks, I'll check it. 

Re: What is Edge Node's role?

New Contributor

Edge nodes are the interface between the Hadoop cluster and the outside network. For this reason, they're sometimes referred to as gateway nodes. Most commonly,edge nodes are used to run client applications and cluster administration tools.