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From "Eli Collins (Commented) (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (HDFS-3077) Quorum-based protocol for reading and writing edit logs
Date Wed, 14 Mar 2012 21:16:37 GMT

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Eli Collins commented on HDFS-3077:
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Flavio, Ivan,

BK has two of the same main issues that we have depending on a an HA filer: (1) many users
don't want to admin a separate storage system (even if you "embed" BK it will be discrete,
fail independently etc) and (2) BK does a lot more than we need, is a non-trivial separate
system to debug.

If you guys want to push on BK, go for it, but the BK approach will not preclude alternative
designs. That was a primary goal in HDFS-1623, to allow for more than one design.

Thanks,
Eli
                
> Quorum-based protocol for reading and writing edit logs
> -------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: HDFS-3077
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HDFS-3077
>             Project: Hadoop HDFS
>          Issue Type: New Feature
>          Components: ha, name-node
>            Reporter: Todd Lipcon
>            Assignee: Todd Lipcon
>
> Currently, one of the weak points of the HA design is that it relies on shared storage
such as an NFS filer for the shared edit log. One alternative that has been proposed is to
depend on BookKeeper, a ZooKeeper subproject which provides a highly available replicated
edit log on commodity hardware. This JIRA is to implement another alternative, based on a
quorum commit protocol, integrated more tightly in HDFS and with the requirements driven only
by HDFS's needs rather than more generic use cases. More details to follow.

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