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From Harsh J <ha...@cloudera.com>
Subject Re: Updating SequenceFiles?
Date Wed, 22 Aug 2012 16:42:34 GMT
Yes, if random reads and writes of rows/records is what your app is
supposed to be doing (and especially if these are also
unstructured/evolving data bits), then HBase is something you need to
look at.

On Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 9:37 PM, Robert Dyer <psybers@gmail.com> wrote:
> I am currently using a SequenceFile as input to my MR job (on Hadoop
> 1.0.3).  This works great, as my input is just a bunch of binary
> blobs.
> However it seems SequenceFile is only intended to append new data and
> never update existing entries.  Is that correct?
> If so, would i be better off moving to something like HBase?
> - Robert

Harsh J

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