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From Harsh J <ha...@cloudera.com>
Subject Re: Upload files from any machine to HDFS
Date Thu, 08 Sep 2011 10:31:24 GMT
Vitalii's suggestion is good, but would limit to users using *nix I reckon.

If I understand your question right, you need a way via HTTP/web to
put/get files from/to users?

I'd recommend using 'Hue' [1] in that case, which brings a web
interface for Hadoop that lets users upload files/documents directly
onto the HDFS, lets an admin manage users over HDFS, and much more.
See Hue in action here:
http://www.cloudera.com/blog/2010/07/whats-new-in-cdh3b2-hue/

Hue is free and open-source software that you can install Hue by
following - https://ccp.cloudera.com/display/CDHDOC/Hue+Installation

[1] - http://cloudera.github.com/hue/

P.s. There's also a platform for custom web-apps development in Hue --
Please see http://cloudera.github.com/hue for more details, downloads
and development specifics -- and
https://groups.google.com/a/cloudera.org/group/hue-user/ is where the
community is at, for further Hue-specific questions!

On Thu, Sep 8, 2011 at 2:58 PM, Vitalii Tymchyshyn <tivv00@gmail.com> wrote:
> 08.09.11 12:12, Stuti Awasthi написав(ла):
>
> Hi Friends,
>
>
>
> I have an application in which allow various users to upload docs, images
> etc . I want to use HDFS for storing the uploads.
>
> I know about HDFS utilities like -copyFromLocal and –put from which I can
> copy the files present on local filesystem  to HDFS filesystem.
>
>
>
> Now I want to know that as users upload from webpage, it is directly saved
> to HDFS . For downloading also can I directly connect to HDFS and download
> the file to users machine.
>
>
>
> Mount it with fuse.
>
> Best regards, Vitalii Tymchyshyn
>



-- 
Harsh J

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