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From Eli Collins <...@cloudera.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Remove append?
Date Wed, 21 Mar 2012 21:09:49 GMT
On Wed, Mar 21, 2012 at 12:48 PM,  <Milind.Bhandarkar@emc.com> wrote:
> Eli,
>
> To clarify a little bit, I think HDFS-3120 is the right thing to do, to
> disable appends, while still enabling hsync in branch-1.
>
> But, going forward, (say 0.23+) having appends working correctly will
> definitely add value, and make HDFS more palatable for lots of other
> workloads.
>
> Of course, I have a vested interest in this, because our team is working
> on a project that requires append and truncate, and we will be testing it
> thoroughly at scale in Q2 this year. Would it be okay to wait for the
> results of this testing ?

Absolutely, I'd like to learn more about what append/truncate buys us.

Thanks,
Eli

>
> Thanks,
>
> - milind
>
> ---
> Milind Bhandarkar
> Greenplum Labs, EMC
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