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From Raghu Angadi <rang...@yahoo-inc.com>
Subject Re: Moving HDFS Sweet Dream or Nightmare?
Date Fri, 25 Sep 2009 18:26:43 GMT
Geoffry Roberts wrote:
> All,
> Can I simply copy an HDFS tree from one place on disk to another, modify 
> the config files and end up good?


Of course, you need stop the cluster before the move and restart it with 
new config.

> I set up my HDFS in a less that the best place in my file system.  I 
> would like to move it.  the lazy bum in me wants to just do a $ cp ... 
> and not suffer.  But I would hate to take a stab at this only to uncover 
> some unforseen horror.

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