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Re: splittable vs seekable compressed formats
SequenceFiles should be seekable provided you know/manage their sync
points during writes I think. With LZO this may be non-trivial.

On Thu, May 23, 2013 at 11:01 PM, John Lilley <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> 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

Harsh J
Rahul Bhattacharjee 2013-05-24, 07:00
John Lilley 2013-05-24, 19:50