What are the functionalities of JobTracker?

Category: HadoopWhat are the functionalities of JobTracker?
Editor">Editor Staff asked 2 years ago

What are the functionalities of JobTracker?

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Editor">Editor Staff answered 2 years ago

These are the main tasks of JobTracker:

  • To accept jobs from the client.
  • To communicate with the NameNode to determine the location of the data.
  • To locate TaskTracker Nodes with available slots.
  • To submit the work to the chosen TaskTracker node and monitors the progress of each task.