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From Neha Narkhede <neha.narkh...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Backups
Date Tue, 17 Jan 2012 18:10:41 GMT

I'd be interested in previewing it. Let me know.


On Mon, Jan 16, 2012 at 5:42 PM, Jordan Zimmerman
<jzimmerman@netflix.com> wrote:
> We'll be backing up to S3. Wouldn't it be redundant to backup all the
> instances?
> -JZ
> P.S. I'm working on a ZooKeeper instance manager that will have
> backup/restore and a bunch of other stuff. We'll be open sourcing it. If
> anyone is interested in previewing it let me know.
> On 1/16/12 5:39 PM, "Patrick Hunt" <phunt@apache.org> wrote:
>>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
>>> >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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