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SAS Grid Manager for Hadoop

SAS Grid Manager for Hadoop is available with the SAS 9.4M3 release. SAS Grid Manager for Hadoop was designed to enable customers to co-locate their SAS Grid and all of the associated SAS workload on their existing SAS Hadoop cluster. The following enterprise Hadoop distributions are supported by SAS Grid Manager for Hadoop:

The following documents address different topics specific to SAS Grid Manager for Hadoop such as installation and configuration details as well as a sample grid.policy.xml file.

Introducing - SAS Grid Manager for Hadoop (SAS Global Forum 2016 Presentation)
Customers that want to co-locate analytic workload on their Hadoop clusters typically, if not always, require an integration of the workload with YARN. SAS Grid Manager for Hadoop was created specifically for those customers who wish to co-locate their SAS Grid jobs on the same hardware used for their Hadoop cluster. It provides integration with YARN and Oozie such that the submssion of any SAS Grid job is under the control of YARN. Presentation available in PPS.

Best Practices for Resource Management in Hadoop (SAS Global Forum 2016 Presentation)
It is possible to incorporate SAS products and solutions into your shared Hadoop cluster in a cooperative fashion with YARN to manage the resources. Best practices and customer examples are provided to show how to build and manage a shared cluster with SAS applications and products.

SAS Analytics on Your Hadoop Cluster Managed by YARN
This whitepaper presents the results of running SAS Grid Manager for Hadoop, SAS High Performance Analytics and SAS Visual Analytics workloads co-located on a Hadoop cluster and making use of YARN to manage these different workloads. The paper highlights how YARN can be used with various SAS workloads and how you can tune YARN to manage any SAS analytic workloads.

Configuring the Hadoop Cluster for Use by SAS Grid Manager for Hadoop
This document provides configuration details required to successfully install and configure SAS Grid Manager for Hadoop into an existing Hadoop cluster.

Sample SAS Grid Policy file for SAS Grid Manager for Hadoop
This file provides an example of a sasgrid-policy.xml file which is used to specify how SAS jobs use resources with SAS Grid Manager for Hadoop .

Test Program for SAS Grid Manager for Hadoop
This program will get a list of hosts available to a SAS Application Server Context and SIGNON to each of the hosts using YARN.