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From Sanjay Radia <sra...@yahoo-inc.com>
Subject Re: porting HDFS to Zookeeper??
Date Mon, 30 Jun 2008 23:38:33 GMT
Sangmin Lee wrote:
>
> Folks,
>
> I heard that there was a plans to porting HDFS to Zookeeper to get a high
> availability.
> Is this true?
> If so, could anyone let me know about the status of this effort?
>
> Cheers,
>
> -sangmin
>
Do you  literally mean port or simply use Zookeeper.
One could store the name space and data in Zookeeper - an interesting 
exercise.

Alternatively, one could use Zookeeper to elect a primary Namenode for 
HA; this would be a good use of Zookeeper.
I can see this happening once we have replicated Namenodes.

sanjay

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