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From Ted Dunning <tdunn...@veoh.com>
Subject Re: simple architectural question
Date Wed, 26 Sep 2007 21:08:33 GMT

The blocks in a file are stored on the namenode (clearly these are file
meta-data).  The namenode also stores the number of replications.

There is a CRC for each block that is stored by the datanodes.

Based on IRC chatter, there will soon be user and group permission meta

On 9/26/07 2:01 PM, "kate rhodes" <masukomi@gmail.com> wrote:

> My understanding is that there is no file meta-data beyond it's name
> and the directory that it lives in.

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