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From Jean-Daniel Cryans <jdcry...@apache.org>
Subject Re: question about RS to DN timeouts
Date Tue, 05 Apr 2011 16:56:07 GMT
Those configs are about the interaction between the hbase client and
region server.

What you are trying to do doesn't make much sense IMO, there's no such
thing as a primary datanode.


On Mon, Apr 4, 2011 at 2:43 PM, Jack Levin <magnito@gmail.com> wrote:
>  <property>
>    <name>hbase.client.pause</name>
>    <value>1000</value>
>    <description>General client pause value.  Used mostly as value to wait
>    before running a retry of a failed get, region lookup, etc.</description>
>  </property>
>  <property>
>    <name>hbase.client.retries.number</name>
>    <value>10</value>
>    <description>Maximum retries.  Used as maximum for all retryable
>    operations such as fetching of the root region from root region
>    server, getting a cell's value, starting a row update, etc.
>    Default: 10.
>    </description>
>  </property>
> Are those the numbers to adjust?  We want to be able to switch to
> other datanodes that have replicated blocks faster should the primary
> datanode be dead, network unavailable, or any other reason.
> Thanks.
> -Jack

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