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From "Aaron T. Myers (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Updated] (HDFS-4305) Add a configurable limit on number of blocks per file, and min block size
Date Mon, 29 Apr 2013 22:00:16 GMT

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Aaron T. Myers updated HDFS-4305:
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       Resolution: Fixed
    Fix Version/s: 2.0.5-beta
     Hadoop Flags: Reviewed
           Status: Resolved  (was: Patch Available)

I've just committed this to trunk and branch-2.

Thanks a lot for the contribution, Andrew.
                
> Add a configurable limit on number of blocks per file, and min block size
> -------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: HDFS-4305
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HDFS-4305
>             Project: Hadoop HDFS
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: namenode
>    Affects Versions: 1.0.4, 2.0.4-alpha
>            Reporter: Todd Lipcon
>            Assignee: Andrew Wang
>            Priority: Minor
>             Fix For: 2.0.5-beta
>
>         Attachments: hdfs-4305-1.patch, hdfs-4305-2.patch, hdfs-4305-3.patch
>
>
> We recently had an issue where a user set the block size very very low and managed to
create a single file with hundreds of thousands of blocks. This caused problems with the edit
log since the OP_ADD op was so large (HDFS-4304). I imagine it could also cause efficiency
issues in the NN. To prevent users from making such mistakes, we should:
> - introduce a configurable minimum block size, below which requests are rejected
> - introduce a configurable maximum number of blocks per file, above which requests to
add another block are rejected (with a suitably high default as to not prevent legitimate
large files)

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