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From "Milind Bhandarkar (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (HDFS-2284) RW Http access to HDFS
Date Fri, 26 Aug 2011 20:31:29 GMT

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Milind Bhandarkar commented on HDFS-2284:
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.bq You were one of the folks pushing HTTP rw and file ranges when at Yahoo. It made sense
then and still makes sense.

Sanjay, it made sense then because wire-compatiblity for native RPC was years away. After
MR went-wire compatible, and provided a template, it looks like wire-compatiblity for HDFS
is nearby.

Your proposal took me back to 2006, when HDFS-225 was filed, and had a patch, which rotted.

So, if the goal is to make HDFS webdav-mountable, I am very excited.

If the goal is to provide yet another RPC mechanism, I don't see much value in that.


> RW Http access to HDFS
> ----------------------
>
>                 Key: HDFS-2284
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HDFS-2284
>             Project: Hadoop HDFS
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>            Reporter: Sanjay Radia
>            Assignee: Tsz Wo (Nicholas), SZE
>
> HFTP allows on read access to HDFS via HTTP. Add RW HTTP access to HDFS)

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