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"... then you're stuck with starting the whole process over from scratch."

True ... but Hadoop scales linearly, meaning what used to take multiple hours or days to run now only takes a few hours, maybe even a few minutes. Such termination becomes trivial. I do not know how familiar you are with Hadoop/cloud computing.


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