HttpFS provides a service that enables you to submit HTTP REST calls to distributed file systems. You can use HttpFS to perform read and write operations on the file system.

Beginning with release 7.1.0, HttpFS is a part of mapr-hadoop. For HttpFS to work correctly, you must install the following Hadoop packages:
  • mapr-hadoop-util
  • mapr-hadoop-client
  • mapr-hadoop-core
For more information about the Hadoop packages, see Installing Hadoop and YARN.

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