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From "ryan rawson (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (HBASE-1755) Putting 'Meta' table into ZooKeeper
Date Mon, 21 Mar 2011 18:05:05 GMT

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ryan rawson commented on HBASE-1755:
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I was originally excited about this but I have recently become not a fan.  I think we should
not store anything but temporary data in ZK.  The reason is there are several really good
properties that we have now that we'd lose:

- Easy backup, just stop hbase, copy /hbase and you have a _complete_ backup.
- Snapshot abilities, right now if you were to take a FS level snapshot you'd have a perfect
point in time backup.
- There are solid tools for managing our hbase files, but none for ZK, this is a "minor" issue,
but still the code would need to be written anyways.

> Putting 'Meta' table into ZooKeeper
> -----------------------------------
>
>                 Key: HBASE-1755
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HBASE-1755
>             Project: HBase
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>    Affects Versions: 0.90.0
>            Reporter: Erik Holstad
>             Fix For: 0.92.0
>
>
> Moving to 0.22.0

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