What is Concept of Data compression in Hadoop

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Jonas Stuart
Jonas Stuart

Concept of Data compression in Hadoop

The massive data volumes that are very comman in a typical Hadoop deployment make compression a necessity. Data compression definitely saves us a great deal of storage space and it also makes sure to accelerate the movement of that data throughout our cluster. It’s not a big surprise that a numerous available compression schemes, called codecs, are out there for us to consider.

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