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From "Daly, Jeff" <jeff.d...@lmco.com>
Subject RE: EXTERNAL: Zookeeper - Network partitioning behaviour
Date Wed, 05 Oct 2016 13:17:46 GMT

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From: Imesha Sudasingha [mailto:imesha.13@cse.mrt.ac.lk] 
Sent: Wednesday, October 05, 2016 9:10 AM
To: user@zookeeper.apache.org
Subject: EXTERNAL: Zookeeper - Network partitioning behaviour

Hi all,

When I was going through zookeeper, I noticed the following scenarios,

   - Suppose we have a 5 member quorum operating as normal. In a network
   partitioning where the leader and a member node goes into one partition and
   other 3 nodes get into the other network partition. I known then the side
   with the majority will elect a new leader and carry on to serve requests.
   But will the partition with a minority will also continue to serve read
   requests until a write request comes to the leader in the minority
   partition? How does zookeeper handle this occasion?
   - In the above scenario, what will happen to the "watches" that have
   already been registered to a node in the minority partition?

Can you clarify the above scenarios?
Thanks in advance!

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*Imesha Sudasingha*
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