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From Jitendra Nath Pandey <jiten...@yahoo-inc.com>
Subject Re: how blocks are replicated
Date Tue, 17 Nov 2009 19:49:53 GMT
To re-balance, you can use balancer utility in hadoop.
  The balancer daemon can be started using start-balancer.sh script.

On 11/16/09 1:51 PM, "Konstantin Boudnik" <cos@yahoo-inc.com> wrote:

> 1. Your first quess is right - file is 'broken' into blocks which are then
> stored according to the replication policy and other things.
> 2. It doesn't happen automatically, as far as I know. One has to 're-balance'
> the cluster in this case.

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