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From Ted Dunning <tdunn...@maprtech.com>
Subject Re: Region replication?
Date Tue, 19 Apr 2011 20:09:14 GMT
This is kind of true.

There is only one regionserver to handle the reads, but there are
multiple copies of the data to handle fail-over.

On Tue, Apr 19, 2011 at 12:33 PM, Otis Gospodnetic
<otis_gospodnetic@yahoo.com> wrote:
> My question has to do with one of the good comments from Edward Capriolo, who
> pointed out that  some of the Configurations he described in his Cassandra  as
> Memcached talk (
> http://www.edwardcapriolo.com/roller/edwardcapriolo/resource/memcache.odp ) are
> not possible with HBase because in HBase there is only 1 copy of any given
> Region and it lives on a single RegionServer (I'm assuming this is correct?),
> thus making it impossible to spread reads of data from one Region over multiple
> RegionServers:

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