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From Dieter Plaetinck <dieter.plaeti...@intec.ugent.be>
Subject Re: Binary content
Date Thu, 01 Sep 2011 08:25:27 GMT
On Wed, 31 Aug 2011 08:44:42 -0700
Mohit Anchlia <mohitanchlia@gmail.com> wrote:

> Does map-reduce work well with binary contents in the file? This
> binary content is basically some CAD files and map reduce program need
> to read these files using some proprietry tool extract values and do
> some processing. Wondering if there are others doing similar type of
> processing. Best practices etc.

yes, it works.  you just need to select the right input format.
Personally i store all my binary files into a sequencefile (because my binary files are small)

Dieter

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