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From Allen Wittenauer <awittena...@linkedin.com>
Subject Re: monit? daemontools? jsvc? something else?
Date Tue, 04 Jan 2011 04:40:13 GMT

On Jan 3, 2011, at 2:22 AM, Otis Gospodnetic wrote:
> I see over on http://search-hadoop.com/?q=monit+daemontools that people *do* use 
> tools like monit and daemontools (and a few other ones) to keep revive their 
> Hadoop processes when they die.

	I'm not a fan of doing this for Hadoop processes, even TaskTrackers and DataNodes.  The processes
generally die for a reason, usually indicating that something is wrong with the box.  Restarting
those processes may potentially hide issues.

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