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From Amar Kamat <ama...@yahoo-inc.com>
Subject Re: Best way to handle namespace host failures
Date Mon, 10 Nov 2008 10:22:36 GMT
Goel, Ankur wrote:
> Hi Folks, 
>
>              I am looking for some advice on some the ways / techniques
> that people are using to get around namenode failures (Both disk and
> host).
>
> We have a small cluster with several job scheduled for periodic
> execution on the same host where name server runs. What we would like to
> have is an automatic failover mechanism in hadoop so that a secondary
> namenode automatically takes the roll of a master. 
>   
Are you seeing this frequently? If yes then you should find out why its 
happening. As far as I know namenode failure is not expected to be frequent.
Amar
>  
>
> I can move this discussion to a JIRA if people are interested.
>
>  
>
> Thanks
>
> -Ankur
>
>
>   


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