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From Harsh J <ha...@cloudera.com>
Subject Re: Running more than one secondary namenode
Date Wed, 12 Oct 2011 10:50:10 GMT
Jorn,

Speaking beyond what Chris said: A very bad idea. You'll end up with a
corrupted FS if you do that right now:
https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HDFS-2305 (Fixed in a future
release, however)

On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 1:20 PM, Jorn Argelo - Ephorus
<Jorn.Argelo@ephorus.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
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> I was wondering if there are any (technical) issues with running two
> secondary namenodes on two separate servers rather than running just
> one. Since basically everything falls or stands with a consistent
> snapshot of the namenode fsimage I was considering to run two secondary
> namenodes for additional resilience. Has this been done before or am I
> being too paranoid? Are there any caveats with doing this?
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> Thanks,
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> Jorn
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-- 
Harsh J

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