Retainable Evaluator Execution Framework

What Does Retainable Evaluator Execution Framework Mean?

A Retainable Evaluator Execution Framework (REEF) is a specific kind of technology that is compatible with Apache Hadoop data and analytics software. Within the REEF framework, developers can create fault tolerant systems that have the versatility required for changing business needs.


Techopedia Explains Retainable Evaluator Execution Framework

Retainable Evaluator Execution Framework (REEF) is a Microsoft project that was designed to help to provide language-independent and versatile ‘composeability’ systems.

Working with elements of Hadoop such as MapReduce and YARN, the REEF framework allows for different kinds of data caching systems and other options that will help with scalability.

REEF is also associated with machine learning projects.


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