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From Andrei Savu <savu.and...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: AMIs to use when creating hadoop cluster with whirr
Date Wed, 05 Oct 2011 16:43:47 GMT
What do you mean by failing? Is the Hadoop daemon shutting down or the
machine as a whole?

On Wednesday, October 5, 2011, John Conwell wrote:

> I'm having stability issues (data nodes constantly failing under very
> little load) on the hadoop clusters I'm creating, and I'm trying to figure
> out the best practice for creating the most stable hadoop environment on
> EC2.
> In order to run the cdh install and config scripts, I'm
> setting whirr.hadoop-install-function to install_cdh_hadoop, and
> whirr.hadoop-configure-function to configure_cdh_hadoop.  But I'm using a
> plain jane ubuntu amd64 ami (ami-da0cf8b3).  Should I also be using the
> cloudera AMIs as well as the cloudera install and config scripts.
> Are they any best practices for how to setup a cloudera distribution of
> hadoop on EC2?
> --
> Thanks,
> John C

-- Andrei Savu / andreisavu.ro

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