is an in-memory running environment that is hosted on the
. This environment is initialized only when a job is queued for execution on it. Designed for small- to medium-sized jobs, it offers superior performance due to its location on the
and its in-memory processing.
When you choose to run a job in the
is selected as the default running environment if it is available and the job size is estimated to small or medium.
Tip: is also used for sampling jobs that are configured to use the Quick Scan method. For more information, see Overview of Sampling.
Tip: In the Run Job page, select Photon to run the job on this running environment.
is enabled by default but can be disabled as needed.
NOTE: Jobs that are executed on may be limited to run for a maximum of 10 minutes, after which they fail with a timeout error. If your job fails due to this limit, please switch to running the job on .
NOTE: cannot process numeric values with more than 16 digits. Columns containing such values are converted to String values, and the digits beyond 16 are converted to 0.
NOTE: When a recipe containing a user-defined function is applied to text data, any null characters cause records to be truncated during job execution. In these cases, please execute the job on Spark.