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Re: Best format to use
impala can work with compressed files, but it's sequence file, not
compressed directly.
On Tue, Apr 9, 2013 at 7:48 AM, Mark <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> Trying to determine what the best format to use for storing daily logs. We
> recently switch from snappy (.snappy) to gzip (.deflate) but I'm wondering
> if there is something better? Our main clients for these daily logs are pig
> and hive using an external table. We were thinking about testing out impala
> but we see that it doesn't work with compressed text files. Any suggestions?
>
> Thanks