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From Patrick Hunt <ph...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Backups
Date Tue, 17 Jan 2012 01:39:08 GMT
Why would you limit to the leader? Wouldn't backing up any server (as
long as it's active) be sufficient? If you search the list it's been
discussed before, using Observers seemed like a reasonable option as


On Fri, Jan 13, 2012 at 2:29 PM, Jordan Zimmerman
<jzimmerman@netflix.com> wrote:
> That's easy as the backup app is running on the same machine as the ZK
> instance. I can use 'stat' to see if "my" instance is the leader.
> On 1/13/12 2:28 PM, "Camille Fournier" <camille@apache.org> wrote:
>>You want to have to figure out who the leader is every time you want to
>>take a backup? That would be the downside to this strategy I would think.
> >From my phone
>>On Jan 13, 2012 5:24 PM, "Jordan Zimmerman" <jzimmerman@netflix.com>
>>> As a backup strategy, it seems I would only want to backup snapshots
>>> the leader. Does that make sense?
>>> -JZ

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