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From Mohammad Tariq <donta...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: partition file by content based through HDFS
Date Sun, 11 May 2014 20:57:18 GMT
Hi Karim,

In short, no. If you intend to have partitioned data, better store it in
different files based on your needs.

What exactly is the use case?

Warm Regards,

On Sun, May 11, 2014 at 7:11 PM, Karim Awara <karim.awara@kaust.edu.sa>wrote:

> Hi,
> When a user is uploading a file from the local disk to its HDFS, can I
> make it partition the file into blocks based on its content?  Meaning, if I
> have a file with one integer column, can i say, I want the hdfs block to
> have even numbers?
> --
> Best Regards,
> Karim Ahmed Awara
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