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From Florian Pfeiffer <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Remove dependency on ZooKeeper for leader election?
Date Wed, 19 Aug 2015 10:18:24 GMT
It seems like there's some movement in Mesos to get rid of Zookeeper / make
it replaceable:

With this it could (maybe maybe) make sense to drop ZK for leader election
(but then there's at least  thermos announcment still around in ZK, isn't

On 18 August 2015 at 19:43, Maxim Khutornenko <> wrote:

> Do you see Aurora eventually getting rid of ZK dependency entirely?
> Given that Mesos still requires ZK, I doubt we would gain much by
> rejecting the existing standard for leader election and replacing it
> with a somewhat forced storage-driven implementation.
> Relying on a particular DB engine implementation to enforce leader
> election protocol may be too fragile/limiting. Some engines may not
> have full support for leader election primitives. From our previous
> experience dealing with mysql locks for example, the feature may not
> work as advertised or be severely version-impaired.

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