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From Allen Wittenauer ...@yahoo-inc.com>
Subject Re: Restricting quota for users in HDFS
Date Tue, 16 Jun 2009 17:48:26 GMT

On 6/15/09 11:16 PM, "Palleti, Pallavi" <pallavi.palleti@corp.aol.com>
> We have chown command in hadoop dfs to make a particular directory own
> by a person. Do we have something similar to create user with some space
> limit/restrict the disk usage by a particular user?

    Quotas are implemented on a per-directory basis, not per-user.   There
is no support for "this user can have X space, regardless of where he/she
writes" only "this directory has a limit of X space, regardless of who
writes there."

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