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From Andrew Purtell <apurt...@apache.org>
Subject Re: HDFS + ZooKeeper
Date Sun, 24 Apr 2011 17:20:49 GMT
> From: Jason Rutherglen <jason.rutherglen@gmail.com>
> Right and AN is not using ZK for the actual NameNode
> methods/functions, only for the failover election of the 'backup'
> NameNode?

What do you mean by "actual NameNode methods/functions"? I believe there was an effort during
the development of AvatarNode to use BookKeeper (http://zookeeper.apache.org/doc/r3.3.3/bookkeeperOverview.html)
to distribute the edit log. Is this what you mean?

That effort ran into various problems but I don't know the detail.

   - Andy


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