That’s really useful, thanks.

 

 

From: Andrew Ash [mailto:andrew@andrewash.com]
Sent: 09 January 2015 22:42
To: England, Michael (IT/UK)
Cc: raghavendra.pandey@gmail.com; user
Subject: Re: Cleaning up spark.local.dir automatically

 

That's a worker setting which cleans up the files left behind by executors, so spark.cleaner.ttl isn't at the RDD level.  After https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/SPARK-1860 the cleaner won't clean up directories left by running executors.

 

 

On Fri, Jan 9, 2015 at 7:38 AM, <michael.england@nomura.com> wrote:

Thanks, I imagine this will kill any cached RDDs if their files are beyond the ttl?

 

Thanks

 

 

From: Raghavendra Pandey [mailto:raghavendra.pandey@gmail.com]
Sent: 09 January 2015 15:29
To: England, Michael (IT/UK); user@spark.apache.org
Subject: Re: Cleaning up spark.local.dir automatically

 

You may like to look at spark.cleaner.ttl configuration which is infinite by default. Spark has that configuration to delete temp files time to time.

On Fri Jan 09 2015 at 8:34:10 PM <michael.england@nomura.com> wrote:

Hi,

 

Is there a way of automatically cleaning up the spark.local.dir after a job has been run? I have noticed a large number of temporary files have been stored here and are not cleaned up. The only solution I can think of is to run some sort of cron job to delete files older than a few days. I am currently using a mixture of standalone and YARN spark builds.

 

Thanks,

Michael

 

 

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