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From Todd Lipcon <t...@cloudera.com>
Subject Re: risks of using Hadoop
Date Wed, 21 Sep 2011 02:59:02 GMT
On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 6:52 AM, Michael Segel
<michael_segel@hotmail.com> wrote:
> PS... There's this junction box in your machine room that has this very large on/off
switch. If pulled down, it will cut power to your cluster and you will lose everything. Now
would you consider this a risk? Sure. But is it something you should really lose sleep over?
Do you understand that there are risks and there are improbable risks?

http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/archives/2007/05/07/averting-disaster-with-the-epo-button/

-Todd
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Todd Lipcon
Software Engineer, Cloudera

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