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From Josh Elser <>
Subject Re: Assignment Overview Doc
Date Thu, 13 Aug 2015 02:28:47 GMT
Had an off-list suggestion to make a blog post out of it. I like that 
idea. Sounds like a plan to me (since I've kind of failed on 
coordinating regular blog posts...)

Josh Elser wrote:
> I had some HBase friends ask me for a design document on how Tablet
> assignment in Accumulo works. Their assignment logic continues to be a
> pain point and there's been a lot of confusion about wanting to use FATE
> for assignments (even moreso when I would tell people: no, that's
> unnecessary).
> Since we didn't have a good reference document (I'm guessing because it
> was designed prior to the initial import of code), I took the time to
> write one up based on my understanding of the code and some pointers
> from Eric.
> Think this deserves a place in our documentation somewhere? Seems like
> it's a good reference sheet to have lying around, but I'm not sure where
> best it'd be stored.
> Huge thanks to Eric for his pointers and editing.
> - Josh

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