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From els...@apache.org
Subject [3/8] git commit: documentation update regarding placement of WAL files (to reflect 1.5+ functionality)
Date Mon, 20 Jan 2014 17:31:06 GMT
documentation update regarding placement of WAL files (to reflect 1.5+ functionality)

Signed-off-by: Josh Elser <elserj@apache.org>


Project: http://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf/accumulo/repo
Commit: http://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf/accumulo/commit/1f99e6e1
Tree: http://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf/accumulo/tree/1f99e6e1
Diff: http://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf/accumulo/diff/1f99e6e1

Branch: refs/heads/1.5.1-SNAPSHOT
Commit: 1f99e6e14609b3aee51cdeb998b0ee258d959911
Parents: 52ef7c6
Author: Arshak Navruzyan <arshakn@gmail.com>
Authored: Sun Jan 19 10:37:38 2014 -0800
Committer: Josh Elser <elserj@apache.org>
Committed: Mon Jan 20 12:14:40 2014 -0500

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 .../accumulo_user_manual/chapters/administration.tex     |  6 +++---
 .../main/latex/accumulo_user_manual/chapters/design.tex  | 11 +++++------
 2 files changed, 8 insertions(+), 9 deletions(-)
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http://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf/accumulo/blob/1f99e6e1/docs/src/main/latex/accumulo_user_manual/chapters/administration.tex
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diff --git a/docs/src/main/latex/accumulo_user_manual/chapters/administration.tex b/docs/src/main/latex/accumulo_user_manual/chapters/administration.tex
index 204f549..28b1033 100644
--- a/docs/src/main/latex/accumulo_user_manual/chapters/administration.tex
+++ b/docs/src/main/latex/accumulo_user_manual/chapters/administration.tex
@@ -378,9 +378,9 @@ Accumulo processes each write to a set of log files. By default these
are found
 In the event of TabletServer failure or error on shutting Accumulo down, some
 mutations may not have been minor compacted to HDFS properly. In this case,
 Accumulo will automatically reapply such mutations from the write-ahead log
-either when the tablets from the failed server are reassigned by the Master, in the
-case of a single TabletServer failure or the next time Accumulo starts, in the event of
-failure during shutdown.
+either when the tablets from the failed server are reassigned by the Master (in the
+case of a single TabletServer failure) or the next time Accumulo starts (in the event of
+failure during shutdown).
 
 Recovery is performed by asking a tablet server to sort the logs so that tablets can easily
find their missing
 updates. The sort status of each file is displayed on

http://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf/accumulo/blob/1f99e6e1/docs/src/main/latex/accumulo_user_manual/chapters/design.tex
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diff --git a/docs/src/main/latex/accumulo_user_manual/chapters/design.tex b/docs/src/main/latex/accumulo_user_manual/chapters/design.tex
index d3c162b..72e1ddf 100644
--- a/docs/src/main/latex/accumulo_user_manual/chapters/design.tex
+++ b/docs/src/main/latex/accumulo_user_manual/chapters/design.tex
@@ -148,13 +148,12 @@ introduced in Accumulo 1.4. This is discussed in more detail later.
 If a TabletServer fails, the Master detects it and automatically reassigns the tablets
 assigned from the failed server to other servers. Any key-value pairs that were in
 memory at the time the TabletServer fails are automatically reapplied from the Write-Ahead
-Log to prevent any loss of data.
+Log(WAL) to prevent any loss of data.
 
-The Master will coordinate the copying of write-ahead logs to HDFS so the logs
-are available to all tablet servers. To make recovery efficient, the updates
-within a log are grouped by tablet. TabletServers can quickly apply the
-mutations from the sorted logs that are destined for the tablets they have now
-been assigned.
+Tablet servers write their WALs directly to HDFS so the logs are available to all tablet
+servers for recovery. To make the recovery process efficient, the updates within a log are
+grouped by tablet.  TabletServers can quickly apply the mutations from the sorted logs
+that are destined for the tablets they have now been assigned.
 
 TabletServer failures are noted on the Master's monitor page, accessible via\\
 \mbox{http://master-address:50095/monitor}.


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