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Reads a file in HDFS row by row in order to determine the number of rows this file contains.

tHDFSRowCount counts the number of rows in a file in HDFS. If the file to be processed is a Hadoop sequence file type or a large dataset, it is recommended to use a tAggregateRow to count the records.

This component is not shipped with your Talend Studio by default. You need to install it using the Feature Manager. For more information, see Installing features using the Feature Manager.

For more technologies supported by Talend, see Talend components.

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