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From Ivan Kelly <iv...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Changing leader to follower?
Date Mon, 13 Oct 2014 09:03:40 GMT
> I'm not an expert but I don't think there is a magic bullet here, leader
> election has to happen in this circumstance and that takes time.
>
> You may be better served by building better resilience to eliminate
> ZooKeeper's uptime from being a single point of failure in your services
> layer.  Pinterest and Airbnb both have some prior art here,
> http://engineering.pinterest.com/post/77933733851/zookeeper-resilience-at-pinterest
> and http://nerds.airbnb.com/smartstack-service-discovery-cloud/
Absolutely. Your availability shouldn't be tied to zookeeper's.

-Ivan

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