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From Weishung Chung <weish...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: multiple masters
Date Fri, 28 Jan 2011 17:31:24 GMT
Great, thank you :D
I guess I need to read up more on zookeeper.

On Fri, Jan 28, 2011 at 10:56 AM, Stack <stack@duboce.net> wrote:

> On Fri, Jan 28, 2011 at 8:52 AM, Weishung Chung <weishung@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > Correct me if I am wrong :)
> > In HConnectionManager, it seems to me that a zookeeper instance is used
> to
> > get to the HBase master for META and ROOT info. What would happen if
> HBase
> > master became unavailable? Would zookeeper be able to get the ROOT and
> META
> > info from another backup/replicated master? Sorry because I haven't got a
> > chance to browse deeper in the zookeeper codes yet :(
> >
>
> The locations of root is kept in zk and that of meta in the root
> region, not in master.  If master goes away, cluster continues to run.
> St.Ack
>

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