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From Joey Echeverria <j...@cloudera.com>
Subject Re: hdfs-nfs - through chokepoint or balanced?
Date Sat, 17 Dec 2011 01:04:44 GMT
HDFS doesn't natively support NFS. In order to export HDFS via NFS you'd have to mount it to
the local file system with fuse and then export that directory. In that case, all traffic
would go through the host acting as the NFS server. 

-Joey

On Dec 16, 2011, at 19:07, Mark Hedges <hedges@formdata.biz> wrote:

> 
> Hi.  Sorry for my ignorance or if I missed the answer to
> this question in the docs.
> 
> Does HDFS NFS mount balance the load like it would for
> regular usage from within a hadoop cluster?
> 
> It splits up the files and moves them to the node nearest to
> the NFS client?
> 
> Or does all the NFS network traffic go through one node?
> 
> Thanks for the info.
> 
> Mark

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