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Hadoop Distributed File System : Overview & Configuration

Hadoop Distributed File System can be considered as a standard file system butt it is distributed. So from the client point of view, he sees a standard file system (the one he can have on your laptop) but behind this, the file system actually runs on several machines. Thus, HDFS implements fail-over using data replication and has been designed to manipulate, store large data sets (in large file) in a write-one-read-many access model for files.

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