Enable Snappy Compression For Flume

Snappy is a compression/decompression library developed by Google. It aims for very high speeds and reasonable compression ( might be bigger than other standard compression algorithms but faster speed ). Snappy is shipped with Hadoop, unlike LZO compression which is excluded due to licensing issues. To enable Snappy in your …

Compile Hadoop LZO Compression Library on CentOS

To compile and install Hadoop’s LZO compression library on CentOS, following the steps below: Download hadoop LZO source from Kevin’s Hadoop LZO Project. If you are using Ant version of < 1.7, please download latest ant binary pacakge from Apache Ant, otherwise you will get the following error when compiling: …