Does MapR has Webhdfs like other distributions ?
Yes, Datta Sri Here is the URL for setting up. Installing HttpFS - MapR 5.0 Documentation - doc.mapr.com .
You can refer Apache documentation for performing FS operations.
Datta Sri You can use webhdfs without any issues as like other distributions.
MapR ships HTTPFS. Also you can use WebHDFS to copy data from other HDFS based distributions into MapR. If you want to access data in MapR -- you can certainly use HTTPFS and you can also use NFS as well as POSIX Clients that MapR ships.
Can you share what you are looking to do? It always helps to know the goal -so we can suggest the right solutions.
Copying Data from Apache Hadoop - MapR 5.0 Documentation - doc.mapr.com
Retrieving data ...