It appears to have been an OS or firewall issue that I will need to resolve. I rebooted the system and I can ping Twitter again.
Thanks, Ryan On Oct 19, 9:42 am, John Kalucki <jkalu...@gmail.com> wrote: > Please send your ipaddress and a traceroute ASAP. > > On Oct 19, 9:36 am, Ryan Rosario <uclamath...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > > > I have been trying to run a Hadoop Streaming job for pulling tweets > > from the API, but I cannot even ping twitter.com from the machine I am > > using. This just started today. > > > I read that making concurrent HTTP requests is fine, but if the IP was > > indeed blacklisted, then I must be exceeding some limit. Who should I > > contact about this? Does anybody know what the limit is (aside from > > the 20,000 per hour for whitelisted users)? I am using a suggested min > > of 8 mappers/reducers, 1 for each core.