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From chao chu <>
Subject Re: Real world usage of the recipe LeaderLatch
Date Wed, 26 Jun 2013 15:28:23 GMT
Thanks a lot for your reply. Could you please name a few open source
projects that used LeaderLatch if you are aware of any? I'd like to take a
look at the code.

btw, What about issues reported in the links I mentioned? are they actual
bugs or just used in an unexpected way?

On Wed, Jun 26, 2013 at 7:29 AM, Jordan Zimmerman <> wrote:

> Curator is being used at major companies (i.e. Netflix, eBay, etc.). Bugs
> are quickly fixed when reported. In particular, LeaderLatch is widely used.
> -JZ
> On Jun 25, 2013, at 11:03 AM, chao chu <> wrote:
> Hi,
> I have been trying to use the LeaderLatch to implement Leader Election in
> my project and had written some scripts to simulate the situations when the
> zk ensemble become unstable due to network problems. It worked well and as
> expected so far.
> However, by digging into both zookeeper-users and curator-users mailing
> lists, there are indeed some bugs/edge cases reported, like
> LeaderLatch bug causing extra znodes appearing in Zookeeper<!searchin/curator-users/LeaderLatch/curator-users/to8ViZp6p-E/xYbKbzqkZQYJ>
>  and multiple participants thought they are leader<>
> worried me about the reliability of this.
> So, my question is that: are there any real world projects are using this
> recipe which have proved the quality of it, or are there any other known
> edge cases or open issues?
> Thanks & Regards,
> --
> ChuChao


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