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From Thilee Subramaniam <thi...@quantcast.com>
Subject Re: Need to add fs shim to use QFS
Date Tue, 09 Oct 2012 17:24:07 GMT
Hi Eli,

I have attached two patches and submitted them as well.

Will the integration engine automatically process 'branch-1' patch or
should I do anything spcific for released versions?

I set the following for the "Fix versions" field upon patch submission:
1.0.2, 1.0.3, 0.23.3, 2.0.0-alpha, 2.0.1-alpha and 3.0.0. Please let me
know if its allright.

- Thilee

On 10/5/12 10:32 AM, "Eli Collins" <eli@cloudera.com> wrote:

>Hey Thilee,
>Thanks for contributing. We don't process pull request on the git
>mirrors, please upload a patch against trunk and branch-1 if you'd
>like this included in Hadoop 1.x and 2.x releases. More info here:
>On Fri, Oct 5, 2012 at 10:27 AM, Thilee Subramaniam
><thilee@quantcast.com> wrote:
>> We at Quantcast have released QFS 1.0 (Quantcast File System) to open
>> source. This is based on the KFS 0.5 (Kosmos Distributed File System),
>> a C++ distributed filesystem implementation. KFS plugs into Apache
>> Hadoop via the 'kfs' shim that is part of Hadoop codebase.
>> QFS has added support for permissions, and also, provides fault
>> through Reed-Solomon encoding as well as replication. There are also a
>> number of performance and stability improvements, including a rewrite of
>> the client library to allow parallel concurrent I/Os. Going forward, new
>> releases of KFS will come from QFS.
>> The open source release of QFS is at http://quantcast.github.com/qfs
>> QFS plugs into Apache Hadoop the same way KFS does. Currently, one would
>> apply the patches or JARs from the QFS source tree onto Apache Hadoop to
>> make Hadoop use QFS. The patch for Apache Hadoop 1.0.X can be found at
>> https://github.com/quantcast/qfs/blob/master/hadoop/hadoop-1.0.X.patch
>> In order to make the integration seamless, we would like to add a 'qfs'
>> shim to Apache Hadoop so that the current active branches (1.0.X, 2.X.X,
>> 0.23.X) of Apache Hadoop can use QFS.
>> Towards this, I've submited an ASF JIRA feature ticket (HADOOP-8885)
>> hadoop-common project, and send a pull request with the QFS shim changes
>> to https://github.com/apache/hadoop-common/tree/branch-1.0.2
>> I will subsequently submit pull requests to the other active Hadoop
>> branches.
>> If you have any question, I will be happy yo answer or provide more
>> details on QFS.
>> - Thilee

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