Jan 11, 2020 in Big Data | Hadoop
Q: How can we update a file at an arbitrary location in HDFS?

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Jan 11, 2020

This is a trick question. In HDFS, it is not allowed to update a file at an arbitrary location. All the files are written in append only mode. It means all writes are done at the end of a file.

So there is no possibility of updating the files at any random location.

 

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