Performing benchmarking on a Hadoop cluster

The Hadoop framework supports built-in libraries so that we can perform benchmarking in order to take a look at how the Hadoop cluster configurations/hardware are performing. There are plenty of tests available that will perform the benchmarking of various aspects of the Hadoop cluster. In this recipe, we are going to take a look at how to perform benchmarking and read the results.

Getting ready

To perform this recipe, you should have a Hadoop cluster up and running.

How to do it...

The Hadoop framework supports built-in support to benchmark various aspects. These tests are written in a library called hadoop-mapreduce-client-jobclient-2.7.0-tests.jar

To know the list of all the supported tests, you can execute ...

Get Hadoop Real-World Solutions Cookbook - Second Edition now with the O’Reilly learning platform.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from nearly 200 publishers.