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From Doug Cutting <cutt...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Proposal to add Zookeeper as a new Hadoop subproject
Date Fri, 09 May 2008 18:53:16 GMT
Owen O'Malley wrote:
> I'd like to propose Zookeeper, which is a distributed coordination 
> service, roughly similar to Google's Chubby, as a new Hadoop subproject. 
> I think Zookeeper would be a great basis for both Map/Reduce and HDFS 
> high availability. The current version at 
> http://zookeeper.sourceforge.net/ was developed by Yahoo!, which will 
> provide a software grant to Apache.

+1 This would be great.  Since this will be governed by Hadoop's PMC and 
be developed by Hadoop's existing community, I think you're right that 
this need not go through the Incubator, that we can just import the code 
through a software grant.

Doug



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