Yes, you can do the downtime work in steps of 2 DNs at a time,
especially since you mentioned the total work would be only ~30mins at
most.
On Tue, Apr 2, 2013 at 1:46 PM, Henry Junyoung Kim
<henry.jykim@gmail.com> wrote:
> the rest of nodes to be alive has enough size to store.
>
> for this one that you've mentioned.
>> its easier to do so in a rolling manner without need of a
>> decommission.
>
> to check my understanding, just shutting down 2 of them and then 2 more and then 2 more
without decommissions.
>
> is this correct?
>
>
> 2013. 4. 2., 오후 4:54, Harsh J <harsh@cloudera.com> 작성:
>
>> Note though that its only possible to decommission 7 nodes at the same
>> time and expect it to finish iff the remaining 8 nodes have adequate
>> free space for the excess replicas.
>>
>> If you're just going to take them down for a short while (few mins
>> each), its easier to do so in a rolling manner without need of a
>> decommission. You can take upto two down at a time on a replication
>> average of 3 or 3+, and put it back in later without too much data
>> movement impact.
>>
>> On Tue, Apr 2, 2013 at 1:06 PM, Yanbo Liang <yanbohappy@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> It's reasonable to decommission 7 nodes at the same time.
>>> But may be it also takes long time to finish it.
>>> Because all the replicas in these 7 nodes need to be copied to remaining 8
>>> nodes.
>>> The size of transfer from these nodes to the remaining nodes is equal.
>>>
>>>
>>> 2013/4/2 Henry Junyoung Kim <henry.jykim@gmail.com>
>>>>
>>>> :)
>>>>
>>>> currently, I have 15 data nodes.
>>>> for some tests, I am trying to decommission until 8 nodes.
>>>>
>>>> Now, the total dfs used size is 52 TB which is including all replicated
>>>> blocks.
>>>> from 15 to 8, total spent time is almost 4 days long. ;(
>>>>
>>>> someone mentioned that I don't need to decommission node by node.
>>>> for this case, is there no problems if I decommissioned 7 nodes at the
>>>> same time?
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> 2013. 4. 2., 오후 12:14, Azuryy Yu <azuryyyu@gmail.com> 작성:
>>>>
>>>> I can translate it to native English: how many nodes you want to
>>>> decommission?
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Tue, Apr 2, 2013 at 11:01 AM, Yanbo Liang <yanbohappy@gmail.com>
wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> You want to decommission how many nodes?
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> 2013/4/2 Henry JunYoung KIM <henry.jykim@gmail.com>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> 15 for datanodes and 3 for replication factor.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> 2013. 4. 1., 오후 3:23, varun kumar <varun.uid@gmail.com>
작성:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> How many nodes do you have and replication factor for it.
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>> 
>> Harsh J
>

Harsh J
