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From Mohammad Tariq <donta...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Hadoop hardware failure recovery
Date Sun, 12 Aug 2012 17:47:31 GMT
Hello Harsh,

  Thanks a lot for keeping me updated.

@Aji : Apologies for misguiding you unintentionally.

Regards,
    Mohammad Tariq



On Sun, Aug 12, 2012 at 6:15 PM, Harsh J <harsh@cloudera.com> wrote:

> Aji,
>
> Your question seems to be about data (blocks) loss. Hadoop would
> recover by detecting the blocks you've lost from that disk failure
> (auto) and re-replicate their copies from the other available
> redundant copies in the cluster (Controlled via the configurable
> replication factor).
>
> On Sat, Aug 11, 2012 at 12:08 AM, Aji Janis <aji1705@gmail.com> wrote:
> > I am very new to Hadoop. I am considering setting up a Hadoop cluster
> > consisting of 5 nodes where each node has 3 internal hard drives. I
> > understand HDFS has a configurable redundancy feature but what happens
> if an
> > entire drive crashes (physically) for whatever reason? How does Hadoop
> > recover, if it can, from this situation? What else should I know before
> > setting up my cluster this way? Thanks in advance.
> >
> >
>
>
>
> --
> Harsh J
>

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