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From Keith Turner <ke...@deenlo.com>
Subject Re: Assignment Overview Doc
Date Fri, 14 Aug 2015 10:50:32 GMT
On Thu, Aug 13, 2015 at 3:11 PM, Josh Elser <josh.elser@gmail.com> wrote:

> Keith Turner wrote:
>
>> On Thu, Aug 13, 2015 at 12:03 PM, Josh Elser<josh.elser@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>> >  Yes, I omitted the session ID intentionally due to confusion of "what
>>> the
>>> >  heck is that random string". I thought I had mentioned that there is a
>>> >  uniqueness string on there to identify instances of servers on the
>>> same
>>> >  host and port, but maybe I dropped that out in the end.
>>> >
>>> >  Ultimately, it's not really relevant for the assignment discussion,
>>> >  assignment just cares about a unique instance of a server. I'll see
>>> if I
>>> >  can maybe clarify that.
>>> >
>>> >
>>>
>> Its important in that its used to know when a future or current location
>> is
>> a dead tserver and needs to be reassigned.
>>
>>
>>
> Yes, the uniqueness of identifying a server is important. The details in
> how we achieve uniqueness is irrelevant for the discussion, IMO.
>

I agree, it doesn't matter what it is.  Does not have to be ZK session ID.
IMO it makes the design doc more clear if it always uses
<server>:<port>:<tsiid> when needed and explains why the tsiid is needed.

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