Yes if you are purely a regular client (non DN box) writing to HDFS,
then the chosen DNs are selected at random (but fit within policy of
cross-rack writes, if it applies to your environment).
On Wed, Oct 31, 2012 at 6:43 AM, Mohit Anchlia <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Thanks and if it is not the datanode then I am guessing namenode decides the
> nodes in replication pipeline?
> On Tue, Oct 30, 2012 at 5:36 PM, ranjith raghunath
> <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> If your client node is a datanode with your cluster then the first copy
>> does get written to that data node.
>> Experts please feel free to correct me here.
>> On Oct 30, 2012 7:11 PM, "Mohit Anchlia" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>>> With respect to replication if I run pig job from one of the nodes within
>>> the Hadoop cluster then do I always end up with writing 1 replica copy to
>>> that client node always and remaining 2 replica copies to other nodes?