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From Mahadev Konar <maha...@yahoo-inc.com>
Subject Re: Block placement in HDFS
Date Tue, 25 Nov 2008 04:44:18 GMT
Hi Dennis,
  I don't think that is possible to do.  The block placement is determined
by HDFS internally (which is local, rack local and off rack).


mahadev


On 11/24/08 6:59 PM, "dennis81" <dlogothetis@gmail.com> wrote:

> 
> Hi everyone,
> 
> I was wondering whether it is possible to control the placement of the
> blocks of a file in HDFS. Is it possible to instruct HDFS about which nodes
> will hold the block replicas?
> 
> Thanks!


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