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Re: Can we modify files in HDFS?
You can not modify file in HDFS, HDFS is designed for write once, read
many times.

On Tue, Jun 29, 2010 at 8:29 AM, elton sky <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> hello everyone,
>
> After some research I found HDFS only support create new file and append to
> exiting file. What if I want to modify some parts of a, say 2 Petabyte,
> file.
> Do I have to remove it and create it again or we have some alternative way?
>

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Best Regards

Jeff Zhang