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From Ted Dunning <ted.dunn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: zookeeper on ec2
Date Mon, 06 Jul 2009 22:10:57 GMT
There is no full stop for our system.  It (had better) will run forever.

That said, we have no permanent information in ZK that is not persisted in,
say, SVN.

On Mon, Jul 6, 2009 at 3:06 PM, Gustavo Niemeyer <gustavo@niemeyer.net>wrote:

> > Doing that would make the intricate and unlikely failure mode that Henry
> > asked about even less likely, but I don't know if it would increase or
> > decrease the probability of any kind of failure.
>
> Yeah, I guess it depends a bit on the system architecture too.  If the
> system is designed in such a way that ZK is keeping track of
> coordination data which must be resumed after a full stop of the
> system, having it stored in persistent data would prevent important
> loss of information.

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