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Re: #of disk partitions on a phisical machine
you can have multiple partitions (multiple directories)

when you setup your hdfs you will need to set

<property>
<name>dfs.data.dir</name>
<value>dir1,
dir2
<final>true</final>
</property
On Tue, Dec 18, 2012 at 4:21 PM, Tadas Makčinskas
<[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:

>  I have several physical machines with two mounted hard disks each. Now
> going through partitioning process and not sure  should I leave partitions
> according to the disk size or it’s better to merge them as one?****
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> As I will have just one JT, DN per server not sure how multiple
> partitions will be handled within Hadoop. Do they perform in such a manner?
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> Thanks, Tadas****
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