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From Mark Kerzner <markkerz...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Use text vs binary output for speed?
Date Fri, 24 Jul 2009 20:26:31 GMT
Maybe it was slow for me because I was writing from file system to HDFS, but
now that I am using Amazon's MR, it will be OK.
Thank you,
Mark

On Fri, Jul 24, 2009 at 3:19 PM, Owen O'Malley <omalley@apache.org> wrote:

> On Jul 24, 2009, at 1:15 PM, Mark Kerzner wrote:
>
>  SequenceFileOutputFormat write is known to be slow.
>>
>
> It isn't known to be slow.
>
>  Would it help if I
>> convert the binary content to text, with something like Base64 encoding,
>> and
>> use that?
>>
>
> It would be much slower.
>
> -- Owen
>

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