"A client node can be an edge node of the cluster, or a laptop or other machine."
Can anyone let me know what is meant by edge mode?
I invite you to look a this discussion: What are Edge nodes?
Its Edge Node
Hi Sai Attaluri,
Edge nodes provide a common user access point for the MapR webserver and other client tools.
Edge nodes may or may not be part of the cluster, as long as the edge node can reach cluster nodes.
Nodes on the same network can run client services, MySQL for Metrics, and so on.
For more information check this one
Planning the Cluster - MapR 5.0 Documentation - doc.mapr.com
you will get complete understanding once u gone through the link and under nodes section check the edge nodes
Anil Kumar U
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