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Subject [jira] [Commented] (ACCUMULO-1152) Add more sanity checks to limit the damage of multiple assignment
Date Tue, 24 Sep 2013 22:04:03 GMT


ASF subversion and git services commented on ACCUMULO-1152:

Commit 8945f1677d066d0a0d8871d1d5e44433c4bb11e5 in branch refs/heads/master from [~keith_turner]
[;h=8945f16 ]

ACCUMULO-1152 add tserver lock check to tablet location cache

> Add more sanity checks to limit the damage of multiple assignment
> -----------------------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: ACCUMULO-1152
>                 URL:
>             Project: Accumulo
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>            Reporter: Keith Turner
>            Assignee: Keith Turner
>             Fix For: 1.6.0
> When an issue like ACCUMULO-954 comes along and causes a tablet to be hosted on multiple
tablet servers, its nice to have sanity checks that limit the damage this can cause.
> Accumulo already has a sanity check on writes to the metadata table that ensures the
tablet server making the write still holds a lock.  This has reliably triggered in cases of
multiple assignment bugs.  It would be nice to have more checks like this.  Below are some
places I think checks would be useful, are there more?
>  * Tserver attempts to positively check it holds its lock before getting a new walog.
>  * Clients take some action to clear lockless tservers from their metadata table cache.
 This would help prevent writing data to a zombie tserver that may lose data, or reading stale
data from a zombie tserver.

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