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From Ioan Eugen Stan <stan.ieu...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Is append allowed in HDFS?
Date Mon, 09 Apr 2012 10:15:51 GMT
2012/4/7 Florin P <florinpico@yahoo.com>:
> Hello!
>   Just google it for supporting of append into HDFS files and the result:
> I'm puzzled. Can someone say: YES you can append in TextFile or SequenceFile
> or whatever format. If yes, in which version this feature is supported ?
> Also where can I find a good example of using the API? I know that is a long
> debate about this subject, but really it is challenge to find on the google
> the current status of this feature.
> I look forward for a trust source answer.
> Thank you,
>   Regards,
>    Florin

Hi Florian,

HDFS supports append in Hadoop 1.0.x branch and also 0.22 (a.k.a
hadoop 2.x branch) and 0.23 (a.k.a hadoop 3.x branch).

[1] http://hbase.apache.org/book/hadoop.html
[2] http://hbase.apache.org/book/hadoop.html -- search for append in
release notes

Ioan Eugen Stan

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