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From "Hairong Kuang (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Updated: (HDFS-1070) Speedup NameNode image loading and saving
Date Wed, 10 Nov 2010 19:44:20 GMT

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Hairong Kuang updated HDFS-1070:
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    Attachment: trunkLocalNameImage.patch

This patch changes the fsimage format.
1. Each inode saves only its local file name in fsimage (instead of full path name);
2. Each directory inode in addtion saves the number of its children;
3. INodes are saved in depth-first order.

> Speedup NameNode image loading and saving
> -----------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: HDFS-1070
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HDFS-1070
>             Project: Hadoop HDFS
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: name-node
>            Reporter: Hairong Kuang
>            Assignee: Hairong Kuang
>             Fix For: 0.22.0
>
>         Attachments: trunkLocalNameImage.patch
>
>
> Currently each inode stores its full path in the fsimage. I'd propose to store the local
name instead. In order for each inode to identify its parent, all inodes in a directory tree
are stored in the image in in-order. This proposal also requires each directory stores the
number of its children in image.
> This proposal would bring a few benefits as pointed below and therefore speedup the image
loading and saving.
> # Remove the overhead of converting java-UTF8 encoded local name to string-represented
full path then to UTF8 encoded full path when saving to an image and vice versa when loading
the image.
> # Remove the overhead of traversing the full path when inserting the inode to its parent
inode.
> # Reduce the number of temporary java objects during the process of image loading or
saving and  therefore reduce the GC overhead.
> # Reduce the size of an image.

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