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Hadoop File Output

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The Hadoop File Output step exports data to text files stored on a Hadoop cluster. It is commonly used to generate comma separated values (CSV files) that are easily read by spreadsheet applications. You can also generate fixed-width files by setting lengths on the fields in the Fields tab.

Select an Engine

You can run the Hadoop File Output on the Pentaho engine or on the Spark engine. Depending on your selected engine, the transformation will run differently. Select one of the following options to view how to set up the Hadoop File Output step for your selected engine.

For instructions on selecting an engine from your transformation, see Run configurations.