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From Vamsi Devaki <devaki.va...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: How zookeeper handles the split-brain scenario
Date Fri, 31 Oct 2014 03:37:46 GMT
Zookeeper needs at least quorum to operate. Any partition that is smaller
than quorum will not be able to make any state changes.

On Thu Oct 30 2014 at 8:24:53 PM bit1129@163.com <bit1129@163.com> wrote:

> Hi Zookeepers,
> I am wondering the mechanism that zookeeper takes to handle the
> split-brain scenario :  two or more parts of the system make progress
> independently, leading to inconsistent behavior.
> Looks to me that as long as the mojority of the assemble are still
> working, there would no split brain problem? but I don't clear
> understanding on this, and also could not understand how it keep the
> assemble in consistent state.
> Could someone explain this?
> Thanks!
> -Todd

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