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Compression on existing directory
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on Dec 15, 2011
on Dec 15, 2011 by srivas
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Can we use hadoop mfs setcompression on comman an existing directory which have data inside that start them compress Or we need to create compressed directory beforehand ?
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Dec 15, 2011 11:20 PM
Existing files are not compressed when the directory compression properties are changed. To compress them, simply copy them into the directory after setting the compression property on.
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