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From Ted Dunning <tdunn...@maprtech.com>
Subject Re: Hadoop hardware failure recovery
Date Fri, 10 Aug 2012 18:55:50 GMT
Hadoop's file system was (mostly) copied from the concepts of Google's old
file system.

The original paper is probably the best way to learn about that.

http://research.google.com/archive/gfs.html



On Fri, Aug 10, 2012 at 11:38 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.
>
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