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From Ted Yu <yuzhih...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Writing the WAL to a different filesystem from the HFiles
Date Tue, 27 Dec 2011 05:10:27 GMT
Jagane:
Akash recently assigned https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HBASE-4529 to
himself.
I think 4529 fits your description.

You can contact Akash online or offline to coordinate the work between you
two.

Cheers

On Mon, Dec 26, 2011 at 8:06 PM, Jagane Sundar <jagane@sundar.org> wrote:

> Hello HBaseistas,
>
> I have a question: Has anyone here tried to run HBase with the WAL going
> to one FileSystem, and the HFiles going to another?
>
> My casual perusal of the source code indicates that this is not possible,
> so I am willing to hack a configuration option to do this and try it out.
>
> Let me explain my motivation for trying this experiment: I want to run
> HBase on Amazon EC2, with the WAL going to a HDFS on Ephemeral Storage, and
> HFiles going to S3.
>
> Is this a reasonable thing to attempt? Or am I out of my mind?
>
> Thanks in advance, and congratulations on building an outstanding piece of
> software.
> Jagane

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