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From Jonathan Ellis <jbel...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: OPHF
Date Thu, 02 Apr 2009 17:11:13 GMT
On Thu, Apr 2, 2009 at 11:09 AM, Jun Rao <junrao@almaden.ibm.com> wrote:
>
> If the partitioner maps String->token, then the load balancer can be
> oblivious to the partitioner and do the balancing by reassigning tokens to
> EndPoint. On the other hand, if the partitioner maps String->EndPoint, then
> the load balancer has to tell the partitioner that it has changed some of
> the decision the partitioner already made. How will this work?

The partitioner maps Token -> EndPoint.  (And Key -> Token.)  So like
I said, I'm not sure exactly how load balancing will work but it will
be token-agnostic.

-Jonathan

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