I was under the impression that file-append was deprecated in HDFS.
On Tue, Oct 30, 2012 at 10:13 PM, Harsh J <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> HDFS does have file-append support (i.e. add data at end of a
> previously closed file). HDFS does not have random-write support (i.e.
> writing data at a selected offset in the file).
> What is your use-case though, that you seek to do updates over files
> on HDFS? Perhaps you are instead looking for HBase, which has a
> slightly different way of storing things but provides updates+versions
> in a way over HDFS.
> On Wed, Oct 31, 2012 at 10:28 AM, Siva Gudavalli
> <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Is there any mechanism on how to do updates to a files on hdfs?
> > Regards
> > shiv
> Harsh J