Hortonworks hosted the second Apache Hadoop YARN meetup at Hortonworks office in Palo Alto on last Friday (22 February 2013). Following the success with the first one, this meetup continues to enjoy a good attendance from the YARN community. About 40 joined the meetup in person and nearly another 30 attended via phone/webex.
Update from Yahoo!
The Yahoo! grid team responsible for YARN rollout on their clusters gave an update of the current deployments and their state. Robert Evans and others from their team threw some very impressive numbers about the YARN clusters – 10s of million jobs till now on YARN, averaging ~100,000 jobs on some clusters per day. Please go ahead and read their recent blog on Yahoo! developer network: Hadoop at Yahoo!: More Than Ever Before. They then fielded several questions from the community like any pain-points for the users during the upgrade, big issues that only surfaced at scale.…