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How to find execution time of a MapReduce job?

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Date date; long start, end; // for recording start and end time of job
date = new Date(); start = date.getTime(); // starting timer


date = new Date(); end = date.getTime(); //end timer"Total Time (in milliseconds) = "+ (end-start));"Total Time (in seconds) = "+ (end-start)*0.001F);

I am not sure this is the correct way to find. Is there any other method or API to find the execution time of a MapReduce job?

posted May 15, 2015 by Sudhakar Singh

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You can get it from yarn api. You have to find out difference beteen accpted and finish state of Job.
can you please post the code snippet here. Thanks

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public class MaxMinReducer extends Reducer {
int max_sum=0; 
int mean=0;
int count=0;
Text max_occured_key=new Text();
Text mean_key=new Text("Mean : ");
Text count_key=new Text("Count : ");
int min_sum=Integer.MAX_VALUE; 
Text min_occured_key=new Text();

 public void reduce(Text key, Iterable<IntWritable> values, Context context) throws IOException, InterruptedException {
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       for (IntWritable value : values) {
             sum += value.get();

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       if(sum > max_sum) {
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 protected void cleanup(Context context) throws IOException, InterruptedException {
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       context.write(min_occured_key, new IntWritable(min_sum));   
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Here I am writing minimum,maximum and mean of wordcount.

My input file :

high low medium high low high low large small medium

Actual output is :

high - 3------maximum

low - 3--------maximum

large - 1------minimum

small - 1------minimum

but i am not getting above output ...can anyone please help me?

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Does hadoop have API or log that contains these info through some configuration ?If it have, what should I configure?

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