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From Allen Wittenauer <awittena...@linkedin.com>
Subject Re: HDFS without Consideration for Map and Reduce
Date Tue, 06 Jul 2010 23:26:28 GMT

On Jul 6, 2010, at 1:51 PM, Ananth Sarathy wrote:

> Yea I know I can use a nas or San. I am not really asking about this as a
> use case on what the best way way to do it is but rather what the best way
> to do use hdfs is it was decided that hdfs WAS the fileasystem you were
> going to use to serve lots of small files.

In other words,  "What is the best way to make this square peg fit in this round hole?"

You should probably be looking at something like Lustre or ceph.
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