Scaling LinkedIn's Hadoop YARN cluster beyond 10,000 nodes

Co-authors: Keqiu Hu, Jonathan Hung, Haibo Chen, and Sriram Rao At LinkedIn, we use Hadoop as our backbone for big data analytics and machine learning. With an exponentially growing data volume, and the company heavily investing in machine learning and data science, we have been doubling our cluster size year over year to match the compute workload growth. Our largest cluster now has ~10,000 nodes, one of the largest (if not the largest) Hadoop clusters on the planet. Scaling Hadoop YARN has emerged as one of the most challenging tasks for our infrastructure over the years. In this […]

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