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From Gary Malouf <malouf.g...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Writing to HDFS from multiple HDFS agents (separate machines)
Date Thu, 14 Mar 2013 22:34:04 GMT
To be clear, I am referring to the segregating of data from different flume
sinks as opposed to the original source of the event.  Having said that, it
sounds like your approach is the easiest.


On Thu, Mar 14, 2013 at 5:54 PM, Gary Malouf <malouf.gary@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi guys,
> I'm new to flume (hdfs for that metter), using the version packaged with
> CDH4 (1.3.0) and was wondering how others are maintaining different file
> names being written to per HDFS sink.
> My initial thought is to create a separate sub-directory in hdfs for each
> sink - though I feel like the better way is to somehow prefix each file
> with a unique sink id.  Are there any patterns that others are following
> for this?
> -Gary

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