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From Rahul Bhattacharjee <rahul.rec....@gmail.com>
Subject Re: splittable vs seekable compressed formats
Date Fri, 24 May 2013 02:45:52 GMT
I think seeking is a property of the fs , so any file stored in hdfs is
seekable. Inputstream is seekable and outputstream isn't. FileSystem
supports seekable.

Thanks,
Rahul


On Thu, May 23, 2013 at 11:01 PM, John Lilley <john.lilley@redpoint.net>wrote:

>  I’ve read about splittable compressed formats in Hadoop.  Are any of
> these formats also “seekable” (in other words, be able to seek to an
> absolute location in the uncompressed data).****
>
> John****
>
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