Big Data Basics – Part 4 – Introduction to HDFS

In this 4th part of the Big Data Basics Series, let us take a look at one of the important components of Hadoop Ecosystem – HDFS.

HDFS stands for Hadoop Distributed File System. HDFS is primarily responsible for storage in Hadoop. In this post, we will cover the following aspects of HDFS:

  • Few Key Concepts
  • Architecture of HDFS
  • When to Use HDFS (HDFS Use Cases)
  • When Not to Use HDFS

To continue reading, catch the full article here: Big Data Basics – Part 4 – Introduction to HDFS.

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About Dattatrey Sindol (Datta)

Datta is a Microsoft BI Enthusiast, passionate developer, and a blogger. View Full Profile

Posted on March 10, 2014, in Basic Concepts, Big Data, Hadoop and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

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