I am thinking to write some mapper to do conversion of mainframe files to
ascii format and contribute back.
And before even i do something i wanted to confirm from you guys the
- Do we already have some mapreduce library doing the same work ?
- Is there anything in Hadoop which makes such kind of conversion not
possible , so that i dont end up spending time on something which cannot be
I am not mainframe guy so wanted to ask upfront.
Here is what in my mind till now
In Oracle JDK following are supported encodings  , i plan to use already
existing libraries such as  or  to do the conversion.
Thank you for your time and guidance.