This new version of forqlift supports reading and extracting files that contain external
Writable types — that is, implementations from Mahout, Hive, and other products that extend the base Hadoop
Details are available on the forqlift download page.
forqlift 0.8.0 is hot off the presses!
Well, it may be a little half-baked, still. This release contains an experimental new feature, which is why I label it alpha-quality. With enough feedback I may upgrade this release to “stable.”
In short: the feature is direct access to HDFS. That means you can write SequenceFiles to, and read them from, HDFS without the intermediate upload/download step.
Details are available on the forqlift download page. If you’re inclined to help test this functionality, please download forqlift 0.8.0 and try it out!
Expect a forqlift update within the next day or two.
forqlift version 0.7.1 includes some mild UI enhancements, plus some more adjustments in the back-end code.
You can snag it from the download page. Enjoy!
Hot on the heels of version 0.6, we now have forqlift version 0.7.0! This version shows improved performance in translating SequenceFiles to and from other archive formats such as zip, tar, tar.bz2, and tar.gz (aka the
Why not go download the new forqlift and try it out?