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Re: hadoop 0.20 append - some clarifications
Correct is a strong word here.

There is actually an HDFS unit test that checks to see if partially written
and unflushed data is visible.  The basic rule of thumb is that you need to
synchronize readers and writers outside of HDFS.  There is no guarantee that
data is visible or invisible after writing, but there is a guarantee that it
will become visible after sync or close.

On Thu, Feb 10, 2011 at 7:11 AM, Gokulakannan M <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> Is this the correct behavior or my understanding is wrong?