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From Tathagata Das <>
Subject Re: Receiver Fault Tolerance
Date Wed, 06 May 2015 12:12:12 GMT
Incorrect. The receiver runs in an executor just like a any other tasks. In
the cluster mode, the driver runs in a worker, however it launches
executors in OTHER workers in the cluster. Its those executors running in
other workers that run tasks, and also the receivers.

On Wed, May 6, 2015 at 5:09 AM, James King <> wrote:

> In the O'reilly book Learning Spark Chapter 10 section 24/7 Operation
> It talks about 'Receiver Fault Tolerance'
> I'm unsure of what a Receiver is here, from reading it sounds like when
> you submit an application to the cluster in cluster mode i.e. *--deploy-mode
> cluster *the driver program will run on a Worker and this case this
> Worker is seen as a Receiver because it is consuming messages from the
> source.
> Is the above understanding correct? or is there more to it?

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