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From Harsh J <ha...@cloudera.com>
Subject Re: HDFS load-balancing
Date Sun, 21 Apr 2013 14:17:29 GMT
Federation is already distributed (a namespace part per node); are you
asking about something else?

On Sun, Apr 21, 2013 at 5:47 PM,  <anthony.lelong@free.fr> wrote:
> Hm, yes, it looks interesting. Thank you.
>
> Do you know if that functionality is planned to be distributed?
>
> Anthony.
>
>
> ----- Mail original -----
> De: "Harsh J" <harsh@cloudera.com>
> À: "<user@hadoop.apache.org>" <user@hadoop.apache.org>
> Envoyé: Dimanche 21 Avril 2013 14:06:45
> Objet: Re: HDFS load-balancing
>
> Are you speaking of load balancing of the metadata requests served by
> the NameNode? There isn't a direct way right now but HDFS Federation
> features would interest you, as it helps divide the namespace itself
> into several different NNs.
>
> Read more about Federation at
> http://hadoop.apache.org/docs/current/hadoop-project-dist/hadoop-hdfs/Federation.html
>
> On Sun, Apr 21, 2013 at 3:31 PM,  <anthony.lelong@free.fr> wrote:
>> Hello everybody.
>>
>> I am wondering how HDFS deals with load balancing. I mean, there is on primary namenode
and only one secondary namenode (if I well understood the documentation).
>>
>> Is that right?
>>
>> But with only one server answering all requests, I can't imagine it could be enough.
>> I have also read that facebook use that FS so it might be possible, isn't it?
>>
>> Regards.
>>
>> Anthony.
>
>
>
> --
> Harsh J



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Harsh J

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