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MapReduce >> mail # user >> splittable vs seekable compressed formats

John Lilley 2013-05-23, 17:31
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Re: splittable vs seekable compressed formats
I think seeking is a property of the fs , so any file stored in hdfs is
seekable. Inputstream is seekable and outputstream isn't. FileSystem
supports seekable.

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****
> ** **