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From Ted Dunning <ted.dunn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: downsides of disabling ZooKeeper client session timeouts?
Date Tue, 10 May 2011 01:11:18 GMT
On Mon, May 9, 2011 at 6:02 PM, Martin Serrano <martin@attivio.com> wrote:

> Are there downsides to this?


Yes.  There are.

This defeats the ability to detect network partitions and other failures.

> Are there cases where a client will permanently lose the ability to talk to
> a server even though new clients would have no issues?

Probably.  There are innumerable ways that networks misbehave.

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