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RE: Using HDFS for common purpose
Perhaps what you are looking for is HBase?

http://hbase.org

HBase is a column-oriented, distributed store that sits on top of HDFS and provides random access.

JG

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> From: Rasit OZDAS [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> Sent: Tuesday, January 27, 2009 1:20 AM
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> Subject: Using HDFS for common purpose
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> Hi,
> I wanted to ask, if HDFS is a good solution just as a distributed db
> (no
> running jobs, only get and put commands)
> A review says that "HDFS is not designed for low latency" and besides,
> it's
> implemented in Java.
> Do these disadvantages prevent us using it?
> Or could somebody suggest a better (faster) one?
>
> Thanks in advance..
> Rasit
NEW: Monitor These Apps!
elasticsearch, apache solr, apache hbase, hadoop, redis, casssandra, amazon cloudwatch, mysql, memcached, apache kafka, apache zookeeper, apache storm, ubuntu, centOS, red hat, debian, puppet labs, java, senseiDB