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From Ted Dunning <tdunn...@maprtech.com>
Subject Re: Version control of files present in HDFS
Date Mon, 21 Nov 2011 15:27:20 GMT
HDFS is a filesystem that is designed to support map-reduce computation.
 As such, the semantics differ from what SVN or GIT would want to have.

HBase provides versioned values.  That might suffice for your needs.

On Mon, Nov 21, 2011 at 9:58 AM, Stuti Awasthi <stutiawasthi@hcl.com> wrote:

> Do we have any support from GIT or SVN to attain that ?
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Harsh J [mailto:harsh@cloudera.com]
> Sent: Monday, November 21, 2011 3:23 PM
> To: hdfs-user@hadoop.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Version control of files present in HDFS
>
> HDFS is merely a filesystem today. You'll need to write your own
> versioning layer on top of it if you need such a functionality.
>
> On Mon, Nov 21, 2011 at 2:52 PM, Stuti Awasthi <stutiawasthi@hcl.com>
> wrote:
> > Hi All,
> > I want to provide version control for documents which I keep in HDFS.
> What I can do to attain this. Any ideas ?
> >
> > Regards,
> > Stuti Awasthi
> >
> >
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