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From Chris Goffinet ...@chrisgoffinet.com>
Subject Re: zookeeper, how do you feed the pets?
Date Mon, 17 May 2010 02:10:18 GMT
If you are running multiple datacenters, intend to have a lot of writes for counters, I highly
advise against it. We got rid of ZK because of that.

-Chris

On May 16, 2010, at 7:04 PM, S Ahmed wrote:

> Can someone quickly go over how you go about using zookeeper if you want to store counts
and have those counts be accurate?
> 
> e.g. in digg's case I believe, they are using zookeeper so they can keep track of digg's
for a particular digg story.
> 
> Is it a backend change only and then storing API calls are uneffected?  is it a config
issue ?
> 
> What are the ramifications of using this addon, are writes slower because you have to
wait for the write to propogate to all the servers?


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