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From Marlon Pierce <marpi...@iu.edu>
Subject Re: etcd and zookeeper (little)
Date Mon, 16 Jun 2014 12:59:35 GMT
Thanks for the input, Jijoe--

Marlon

On 6/14/14, 7:33 PM, Jijoe Vurghese wrote:
> I’ve heard of it, but not had a chance to use it yet.
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> The only caveat I see is https://github.com/coreos/etcd/blob/master/Documentation/production-ready.md
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> Hence, a choice of ZK vs. etcd comes down to the following (from https://github.com/coreos/etcd
):
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> Do the use cases:
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> 1/ Require to handle use cases that Zookeeper Atomic Broadcast (ZAB) protocol doesn’t?
etcd uses Raft.
> 2/ Require the acclaimed “1000s of writes/s per instance”…in other words, the use
cases you have in mind may  outgrow ZK’s throughput
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> The advantage of ZK is its longer history in production (and hence, more bugs worked
out of that system). There is a non-trivial value in that.
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> In other words, tradeoffs, tradeoffs :)
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> —Jijoe
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>> On Jun 13, 2014, at 12:43 PM, Marlon Pierce <marpierc@iu.edu> wrote:
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>> Has anyone looked at etcd? It is part of the CoreOS project but seems to
>> be useable independently. It is an alternative to ZooKeeper.
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>> https://github.com/coreos/etcd
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>> Marlon
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