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From Jordan Zimmerman <>
Subject Re: Regarding leadership status
Date Tue, 27 Jan 2015 19:05:30 GMT
The actions will be performed by the leader node. So, if the leader goes down no actions occur.
So, I don’t follow your concern. 

On January 27, 2015 at 2:04:03 PM, Ricardo Ferreira ( wrote:

Sure, I understand that.

There are also no guarantees if the leader node goes down and an action must be performed
in between heartbeats The Zookeeper client wont yet be aware a node is down and the cluster's
state will be inconsistent, right?

On Tue, Jan 27, 2015 at 5:54 PM, Jordan Zimmerman <> wrote:
No. If a non-leader dies there is not a new leader election. The current leader stays leader.


On January 27, 2015 at 12:50:43 PM, Ricardo Ferreira ( wrote:

And from what you described, it gets worse: If a non-leader dies, leadership election will
take place and a new leader might be elected, right?

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