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From Chris Embree <cemb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: datanode write forwarding
Date Tue, 18 Dec 2012 21:09:12 GMT
Hi Jay,

We'll need "real developer" expertise on this, but my understanding of the
documentation is:

Client talks to Name node to get Node/Block assignments,  client then talks
to node 1: write, fwd, node 2: write, fwd, node 3: write, ack node 2, node
2: ack node1, node 1: ack Client and Name Node.

write includes data write and checksum, ack = report success.  The fwd
requests happen AFTER successful write and checksum.

Hope this helps.

On Tue, Dec 18, 2012 at 3:56 PM, Jay Vyas <jayunit100@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi :
> Do data nodes, when they receive write requests, forward the request to
> the next datanode in the chain after appending to a file? Or rather, do the
> write and forward asynchronously and at the same time?
> --
> Jay Vyas
> http://jayunit100.blogspot.com

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