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Check HDFS folder size in Shell / Hadoop

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Hadoop provides a number of CLIs that can be used to perform many tasks/activities. This code snippet shows you how to check file/folder size in HDFS.

hdfs dfs command can be used to check disk usage in HDFS.

Syntax:

hdfs dfs -du -h ${hdfs_path}

Code snippet

hdfs dfs -du -h /path/to/your/folder
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