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From "Roland Rabben" <roland.rab...@no.scala.com>
Subject RE: Can Hadoop process pictures and videos?
Date Wed, 23 Apr 2008 06:44:55 GMT
Thanks
Do you have any pointers to how you would normally approach this? Is
Hadoop Streaming the solution I am looking for?

Many thanks again.

Roland

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ted Dunning [mailto:tdunning@veoh.com]
> Sent: 22. april 2008 22:54
> To: core-user@hadoop.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Can Hadoop process pictures and videos?
> 
> 
> Yes you can.
> 
> One issue is typically that linux based video codecs are not as
> numberous as
> windows based codecs so you may be a bit limited as to what kinds of
> video
> you can process.
> 
> Also, most video processing and transcoding is embarrassingly parallel
> at
> the file level with little need for map-reduce.  That may make hadoop
> less
> useful than it might otherwise be.  On the other hand, hadoop does
> expose
> URL's from which you can read file data so you might be just as happy
> using
> that.
> 
> 
> On 4/22/08 1:48 PM, "Roland Rabben" <roland.rabben@no.scala.com>
wrote:
> 
> > Hi
> >
> > Sorry for my ignorance, but I am trying to understand if I can use
> > Hadoop and Map/Reduce to process video files and images. Encoding
and
> > transcoding videos is an example of what I would like to do.
> >
> >
> >
> > Thank you for your patience.
> >
> >
> >
> > Regards
> >
> > Roland
> >


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