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Hadoop – Modes of accessing HDFS

Modes of accessing HDFS: You can access Hadoop Distributed File System in 2 different ways. Direct Access Proxy based Access Direct Access can be through .. Interactive Unix Shell commands Through Java and C++ APIs, clients retrieve metadata such as …


HDFS – Hadoop Distributed File System distilled

Like any other filesystem, Hadoop has got it’s own filesystem, Hadoop Distributed File System to deal with distributed parallel computing. It appears as a single disk in computer system and runs on top of other filesystems such as Ext3, Ext4, …