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From Serega Sheypak <serega.shey...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Export Hbase Snapshot
Date Thu, 09 Apr 2015 18:46:45 GMT
Hi,
what is the reason to backup HDFS? It's distributed, reliable,
fault-tolerant, e.t.c.
NFS should expensive in order to keep TBs of data.


What problem you are trying to solve?


2015-04-09 20:35 GMT+02:00 Afroz Ahmad <ahmad.afr@gmail.com>:

> We are planning to use the snapshot feature that takes a backup of a table
> with 1.2 TB of data. We are planning to export the data using
> ExportSnapshot and copy the resulting files to a NFS mount periodically.
>
> Out infrastructure team is very concerned about the amount of data that
> will be going over the wire and how long it will take
>
> This is just one table. There may be other tables in the future that we
> want to back up.
>
> So I wanted to get a sense of what others are doing with ExportSnapshot.
> What is the size of the tables that are backed up and whether the concerns
> raised by our infra team are valid?
>
>
> Thanks
>
> Afroz
>

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