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How to uncompress a zip file which is stored in HDFS?

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I have a zip folder stored in HDFS containing multiple video files. I want to unzip  the folder in HDFS and want to access individual video file.

Can someone help me to find the solution for this?

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Re: How to uncompress a zip file which is stored in HDFS?

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@Amey3 

 

You cannot directly unzip the files in HDFS. You would have to uncompress the files on local and then place it on HDFS.

 

You can use Hue which uses a shell action in oozie to automate this. The files are uncompressed in the local and then uploaded to HDFS.

https://gethue.com/extract-archives-as-oozie-job/

 

Hope this helps,

Paras

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Re: How to uncompress a zip file which is stored in HDFS?

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@Amey3 

 

You cannot directly unzip the files in HDFS. You would have to uncompress the files on local and then place it on HDFS.

 

You can use Hue which uses a shell action in oozie to automate this. The files are uncompressed in the local and then uploaded to HDFS.

https://gethue.com/extract-archives-as-oozie-job/

 

Hope this helps,

Paras

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