HFAA: a generic socket API for Hadoop file systems

Hadoop is an open-source implementation of the MapReduce programming model for distributed computing. Hadoop natively integrates with the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS), a user-level file system. In this paper, we introduce the Hadoop Filesystem Agnostic API (HFAA) to allow Hadoop to integrate with any distributed file system over TCP sockets. With… CONTINUE READING