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In HDFS, how Name node determines which data node to write on?

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In HDFS, how Name node determines which data node to write on?

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How Name node determines which data node to write on in HDFS ?

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Re: In HDFS, how Name node determines which data node to write on?

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Namenode contains Metadata i.e. number of blocks, replicas, their location, and other details. This meta-data is available in memory in the master for faster retrieval of data. NameNode maintains and manages the Datanodes, and assigns tasks to them.

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