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From Josh Elser <>
Subject Re: accumulo enhancement suggestions
Date Sat, 28 Jan 2017 21:16:30 GMT
Please use the mailing list in the future for 
these kinds of questions/request. It is not in good taste to send 
private emails to those involved in any Apache projects.


The functionality you're suggesting already exists for all versions you 

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Matthew Purdy wrote:
> Josh,
> I have a simple feature enhancement for accumulo that would help
> developers; is there a place to put in suggestions/requests?
> =====================
> i develop on linux (normally a VM). i would like to install a few
> accumulo versions (1.6.6, 1.7.2, 1.8.0) on the same VM running on the
> same hadoop pseudo cluster all with different zookeeper instances and
> different root directories in hdfs. this way i can turn on the accumulo
> version i want and run my code on that version.
> i can configure multiple zookeeper instances; however, accumulo puts all
> its tables in hdfs under /accumulo. it would be nice to configure that
> root path; then i could create /accumulo166, /accumulo172, accumulo180,
> etc and only have to turn on/off different versions of accumulo (once
> they were initially configured in zookeeper)
> i don’t think this would be a big change; should only need a new
> property in accumulo-site.xml and expose the root directory using that
> property
> =====================
> Thank You,
> Matthew Purdy
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