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Compression in Hive Jobs

Question asked by mandoskippy on Jul 19, 2012
Latest reply on Jul 23, 2012 by mandoskippy
With hive, when loading you data you can specify compression.  As I've read some of the whitepapers, I've noticed that they say MapR has builtin compression.  That begs the question: When converting to MapR to we then remove explicit compression in Hive jobs (as to not try to compress twice wasting cycles for little to no gain?) or is still there an advantage to hive compression?   Have any tests been done on this?