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From Tadas Makčinskas <Tadas.Makcins...@bdc.lt>
Subject RE: #of disk partitions on a phisical machine
Date Tue, 18 Dec 2012 11:25:10 GMT
will try to configure my machines in that manner

thanks, Tadas

From: Mohammad Tariq [mailto:dontariq@gmail.com]
Sent: 2012.12.18 13:08
To: user@hadoop.apache.org
Subject: Re: #of disk partitions on a phisical machine

Hello Tadas,

       It is actually a good option to have multiple disks attached to a machine often referred
to as JBOD (just a bunch of disks) configuration. Just have to add the properties as specified
my Mr. Nitin.

Best Regards,

On Tue, Dec 18, 2012 at 4:35 PM, Nitin Pawar <nitinpawar432@gmail.com<mailto:nitinpawar432@gmail.com>>
you can have multiple partitions (multiple directories)

when you setup your hdfs you will need to set


On Tue, Dec 18, 2012 at 4:21 PM, Tadas Makčinskas <Tadas.Makcinskas@bdc.lt<mailto:Tadas.Makcinskas@bdc.lt>>
I have several physical machines with two mounted hard disks each. Now going through partitioning
process and not sure  should I leave partitions according to the disk size or it’s better
to merge them as one?

As I will have just one JT, DN per server not sure how multiple partitions will be handled
within Hadoop. Do they perform in such a manner?

Thanks, Tadas

Nitin Pawar

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