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From Sagar Naik <sn...@attributor.com>
Subject Locks in hadoop
Date Fri, 16 Jan 2009 01:44:26 GMT
I would like to implement a  locking mechanism across the hdfs cluster
I assume there is no inherent support for it

I was going to do it with files. According to my knowledge, file 
creation is an atomic operation. So the file-based lock should work.
I need to think through with all conditions but if some one has better 
idea/solution, pl share

Thanks
-Sagar


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