So far, we have not introduced location constraints.
The reason is that this goes a bit against the paradigm of location
transparency, which is necessary for failover, dynamically adjusting
parallelism (which is a feature being worked on), etc.
On Wed, Oct 12, 2016 at 10:35 AM, Robert Metzger <rmetz...@apache.org>
> Hi Mariano,
> currently, there is nothing available in Flink to execute an operation on a
> specific machine.
> On Wed, Sep 28, 2016 at 9:40 PM, Mariano Gonzalez <
> mariano.gonza...@uptake.com> wrote:
> > I need to load a PFA (portable format for analytics) that can be around
> > GB and later process it with hadrian which is the java implementation for
> > PFA's (https://github.com/opendatagroup/hadrian).
> > I would like to execute this transformation step inside a specific worker
> > of the cluster (since I don't want to load 30 GB on every single worker
> > node). Unfortunately, hadrian cannot be executed in a distributed way.
> > So my question would be if there is a way to do some routing with Flink
> > execute this particular transformation step using always the same worker
> > node?
> > Perhaps my approach is completely wrong, so if anybody has any
> > I would be more than happy to hear them:)
> > Thanks