-hadoop fs -put vs writing text files to hadoop as sequence files
Mapred Learn 2011-02-17, 00:36
I have to upload some terabytes of data that is text files.
What would be good option to do so:
i) using hadoop fs -put to copy text files directly on hdfs.
ii) copying text files as sequence files on hdfs ? What would be extra time
in this case as opposed to (i).