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YARN and MapReduce 2

YARN and MapReduce 2

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I've been reading Hadoop: The Definitive Guide. In Chapter 6 the author describes MapReduce 2. He uses YARN and MapReduce 2 interchangeably. However, in the YARN webinar the speaker emphasized that YARN is not MapReduce 2. Can you please explain the difference.

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Re: YARN and MapReduce 2

Master Collaborator

Doc,

 

This blog post provides a concise yet complete explanation:

 

http://blog.cloudera.com/blog/2012/10/mr2-and-yarn-briefly-explained/

 

Hope this helps!