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From Haohui Mai <h...@hortonworks.com>
Subject Re: libhdfs portability
Date Mon, 28 Oct 2013 23:14:29 GMT
I believe that the WebHDFS API is your best bet for now. The current
implementation of WebHDFSClient does not reuse the HTTP connections, which
leads to a large part of the performance penalty.

You might want to implement your own version that reuses HTTP connection to
see whether it meets your performance requirements.

Thanks,
Haohui


On Mon, Oct 28, 2013 at 3:38 PM, Kyle Sletmoe <
kyle.sletmoe@urbanrobotics.net> wrote:

> Now that Hadoop 2.2.0 is Windows compatible, is there going to be work on
> creating a portable version of libhdfs for C/C++ interaction with HDFS? I
> know I can use the WebHDFS REST API, but the data transfer rates are
> abysmally slow compared to the direct interaction via libhdfs.
>
> Regards,
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