How to change default block size in Hadoop Cluster

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Hi Guys,

I have configured Hadoop Cluster. I want to change the default block size. How can I do that?

Oct 3, 2020 in Big Data Hadoop by akhtar
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Hi@akhtar,

You can change the default block size from the Client. The client will decide what will the block size. So go to your Hadoop configuration folder in the client node. You need to set one property in the hdfs-site.xml file as shown below.

<property>
<name>dfs.block.size</name>
<value>1024</value>
</property>
answered Oct 3, 2020 by MD
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