Role of Hadoop Combiner in MapReduce API

In my previous blog, I discussed about Hadoop Counter. In this post, I would like to focus on Hadoop Combiner, a highly useful function offered by Hadoop. Similar to my previous post, I would be demonstrating the functionality of Hadoop Combiner using an example and would be utilizing the same dataset (Customer Complaints), which was used in my previous post, I am sure this would

Hadoop – Counters in MapReduce API with Example

Big data is gaining massive popularity in today’s information-driven era. It is considered as one of the hottest IT buzzwords in 2015. It has the potential to solve key business problems by taming large volumes of data and creating meaningful insights. In order to maximize its potential developers are relying on parallel processing architectures, such as Hadoop etc., to process large amounts of data. The