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From Eric Baldeschwieler <eri...@yahoo-inc.com>
Subject Re: Hadoop File Capacity
Date Mon, 27 Mar 2006 16:27:08 GMT
yes

On Mar 26, 2006, at 12:11 PM, Dennis Kubes wrote:

> For the Hadoop filesystem, I know that it is basically unlimited in  
> terms of
> storage because one can always add new hardware, but it is  
> unlimited in
> terms of a single file?
>
> What I mean by this is if I store a file /user/dir/a.index and this  
> file has
> say 100 blocks in it where there is only enough space on any server  
> for 10
> blocks; will the Hadoop filesystem store and replicate different  
> blocks on
> different servers and give the client a single file view or does a  
> whole
> file have to be stored and replicated across machines.
>
> Dennis
>


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