HDFS and YARN command cheat sheet
Topic – HDFS and YARN command cheat sheet
Let’s look into some of the top HDFS commands that you might require while working in a Big Data infrastructure.
HDFS and YARN command cheat sheetat sheet
HDFS and YARN command cheat sheet
- hadoop fs -ls
It lists the files in hadoop home directory
- hadoop fs -ls -R/
It lists the files in a recurrsive order
- hadoop fs -ls/
It lists the files in hadoop root directory
- hadoop fs -ls -t -r
It lists the files in reverse order, sorted by time
- hadoop fs -ls -s
It lists the files in the descending order of size
- hadoop fs -ls /user |grep booking
It searches the files with the name booking
- hadoop fs -tail /user/thedatamonk/restaurant.txt
It will display the last 10 rows of the file restaurant.txt
- hadoop fs -rmdir /user/thedatamonk/direct
It will remove directories
- hadoop fs -rm -R /user/thedatamonk/direct
It will remove empty and non-empty directories as well
- hadoop fs -cp <complete file location 1> <complete directory location>
It will move a file from one location to another directory.
It copies a file from one location to another
- hadoop fs -mv <complete file location 1> <complete folder location>
It cut and paste file from one location to another directory
- hadoop fs -copyFromLocal <Local folder location> <HDFS folder location>
It copies file from local to HDFS location. Remember, the keyword copyFromLocal is case sensitive.
- hadoop fs -put <Local folder location> <HDFS folder location>
Another command to copy files from local to HDFS location. All the words are keywords.
- hadoop fs -copyToLocal <HDFS data location> <Local folder location>
It copies from HDFS to Local or desktop. Remember, the key word copyToLocal is case sensitive.
- hadoop fs -get <HDFS data location> <Local folder location>
Another command to copy from HDFS to Local or desktop.
- hadoop fs -df -h <location>
The above command gives the free space in the disk.
-h converts the space into bytes
- hadoop fs -du -h <location>
The above command gets the used space in the disk
- hadoop fs -touchz
To create an empty file on the file system
- hadoop fs -cat
It copies files to stdout
- yarn node -list
list nodes in the yarn cluster
- yarn node -status <node id>
It gives status of a node (memory used, free, number of containers, etc) for (first column from command above)
- yarn application -list
It gives a list of Yarn applications and their state
- yarn logs -applicationId <app id>
It dumps the logs for a particular application
- hdfs dfsadmin -safemode get
It finds out if you’re in safe mode
- hdfs dfsadmin -report
It finds out how much disk space is used, free, under-replicated, etc.
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