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From Jonathan Disher <jdis...@parad.net>
Subject Re: more replicas on a single node
Date Tue, 10 May 2011 00:07:57 GMT
In theory you could run multiple copies of the DataNode process, bound to different IPs with
different sets of disks in their config files.  It's exceedingly hackish.


On May 9, 2011, at 4:24 AM, Ferdy Galema wrote:

> Is it possible to enforce a replication of 2 for a single node, so that replicas are
spread out over disks? Currently with more replicas than nodes this results in "under-replicated"
blocks. I understand that normally the best way to replicate is to span multiple machines
for availabilty purposes. However is there a way around this?

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