Friday "Term of the week" Series

Term of the Week : HDFS

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HDFS or the Hadoop Distributed File System, is a Java-based filesystem for storing large volumes of data in the Hadoop framework. It solves the problem of storing and managing enormous amounts of data with it’s high scalability, fault-tolerance, high availability and cost efficiency that make it so popular.

Related Posts:

HDFS and it’s features that make it so awesome!

Understanding NameNode and DataNode in HDFS

HDFS: Filesystem Metadata and how it persists

Understanding HDFS quotas

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