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Perfect Balance Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) (Doc ID 1572202.1)

Last updated on JULY 29, 2013

Applies to:

Perfect Balance - Version 1.0 and later
Linux x86-64

Purpose

 This document provides answers to frequently asked questions about Hadoop distributed by Cloudera to access the Oracle Big Data Appliance(BDA).

Questions and Answers

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In this Document
Purpose
Questions and Answers
 What is Perfect Balance?
 Is Perfect Balance available off the Oracle Big Data Appliance (BDA)?
 What version of CDH supports Perfect Balance?
 Is Perfect Balance pre-installed on BDA V2.2.0?
 What version of Perfect Balance is installed on BDA V2.2.0?
 Once installed where is Perfect Balance located?
 Does Perfect Balance need to be installed on each server of the BDA V2.2.0?
 Will Perfect Balance be pre-installed in post-BDA V2.2.0 releases?
 Is Perfect Balance integrated with Hive/Pig jobs in BDA V2.2.0?
 Are there sample programs distributed with with Perfect Balance?
 How can I determine whether a job has skew?
 I am using Perfect Balance.  Why is my job is still skewed?
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