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From Mahender Sarangam <>
Subject Re: Zero Bytes Files importance
Date Wed, 28 Dec 2016 11:22:36 GMT

On 12/27/2016 12:36 PM, Mahender Sarangam wrote:


When we dump or have hive query to insert data into another hive table. There will be Folder
which contains actual data and apart from that we see another 0 Byte File present at same
level. I would like to understand importance of Zero byte files. What happens if we delete
this file. Please find below screen shot like 1,2,3 with Zero bytes files.



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