Dynamic Job Ordering and Slot Configurations for Mapreduce Workloads Using Heuristic Algorithm

Authors(3) :-M. Praveen Kumar, S. P. Santhoshkumar, S. Syed Shajahaan

MapReduce is a popular parallel computing paradigm for large-scale data processing in clusters and data centers. A MapReduce workload generally contains a set of jobs, each of which consists of multiple map tasks followed by multiple reduce tasks. Due to 1) that map tasks can only run in map slots and reduce tasks can only run in reduce slots, and 2) the general execution constraints that map tasks are executed before reduce tasks, different job execution orders and map/reduce slot configurations for a MapReduce workload have significantly different performance and system utilization. This paper proposes two classes of algorithms to minimize the makespan and the total completion time for an offline MapReduce workload. Our first class of algorithms focuses on the job ordering optimization for a MapReduce workload under a given map/reduce slot configuration. In contrast, our second class of algorithms considers the scenario that we can perform optimization for map/reduce slot configuration for a MapReduce workload. We perform simulations as well as experiments on Amazon EC2 and show that our proposed algorithms produce results that are up to 15 _ 80 percent better than currently unoptimized Hadoop, leading to significant reductions in running time in practice

Authors and Affiliations

M. Praveen Kumar
Assistant Professor, Department of Information Technology, Rathinam Technical Campus, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
S. P. Santhoshkumar
Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Rathinam Technical Campus, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
S. Syed Shajahaan
Head of the Department, Department of Information Technology, Rathinam Technical Campus, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

MapReduce, Hadoop, Flow-Shops, Scheduling Algorithm, Job Ordering.

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 2 | Issue 5 | September-October 2017
Date of Publication : 2017-10-31
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 67-72
Manuscript Number : CSEIT17252
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

ISSN : 2456-3307

Cite This Article :

M. Praveen Kumar, S. P. Santhoshkumar, S. Syed Shajahaan, "Dynamic Job Ordering and Slot Configurations for Mapreduce Workloads Using Heuristic Algorithm", International Journal of Scientific Research in Computer Science, Engineering and Information Technology (IJSRCSEIT), ISSN : 2456-3307, Volume 2, Issue 5, pp.67-72, September-October-2017.
Journal URL : http://ijsrcseit.com/CSEIT17252

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