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From stack <st...@duboce.net>
Subject Re: Backing up hbase (or maybe "making a check-point")
Date Wed, 23 Jan 2008 22:40:00 GMT
Marc Harris wrote:
> Is it just a matter of
> shutting down the hbase and hadoop servers, and then copying the "dfs"
> and "mapred" folders somewhere else? And then moving them back into
> place if I need to revert to that state. Or are there other files that
> need to be copied too?
You need to shutdown hbase so it will dump whats in memory out to the 
filesystem.  Then it should just be a matter of copying the 
hbase.rootdir elsewhere.  If that doesn't work, its a bug.


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