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From "Christopher Tubbs (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (ACCUMULO-2844) Remove master/slave terminology
Date Fri, 09 Sep 2016 01:55:23 GMT

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Christopher Tubbs commented on ACCUMULO-2844:
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Haha, the timing is funny with both you revisiting this at the same time. I agree with both...
this would be great for 2.0. Will look at the PR more closely tomorrow if I get a chance (unless
it gets merged in before that... in which case, awesome).

I did see that the PR didn't address it in the replication code. Josh, are you going to handle
that part?

> Remove master/slave terminology
> -------------------------------
>
>                 Key: ACCUMULO-2844
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/ACCUMULO-2844
>             Project: Accumulo
>          Issue Type: Task
>    Affects Versions: 1.5.0, 1.5.1, 1.6.0
>            Reporter: Sean Busbey
>             Fix For: 2.0.0
>
>          Time Spent: 0.5h
>  Remaining Estimate: 0h
>
> I'd like to remove our use of master/slave terminology in favor of something that doesn't
carry a racially charged meaning.
> As a side effect I'd also like to pick names that carry better meaning of how things
work within Accumulo.
> In the case of a single cluster, I'd like to
> * Change the Master role to Coordinator
> * Change the associated master server package to coordinator
> * Change the master configuration file to be named coordinators
> * Change the slaves configuration file to be named tservers
> In the case of the in-progress replication work I'd like to change terminology:
> * use _Primary Cluster_  in place of _Master Cluster_
> * use _Replica Clusters_ in place of _Slave Clusters_
> I intend to do this in all active branches in a way that maintains compatibility of existing
configuration files and serialized actions (i.e. fate operations) within their major branch.
In the current unreleased major branch I expect upgrading will require user action (e.g. renaming
configuration files).



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