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From Patrick Hunt <ph...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Q: Is ZK vulnerable Leap Second in 2015
Date Thu, 11 Jun 2015 22:43:56 GMT
I'm not aware of there being an issue, we typically only use the clock
for relative time around session expiration. If the clock does skew a
significant amount we can run into issues like the following, but a
single second seems unlikely to cause issues:

See this analysis from 2012 when, iirc, ZK did run into issues in a
small number of cases. Note however that this was due to jvm/os
interaction issues and not ZooKeeper itself:


On Thu, Jun 11, 2015 at 7:55 AM, Camille Fournier <camille@apache.org> wrote:
> I'm honestly not sure. This blog post from datastax on the JVM
> vulnerabilities to the leap second bug might be educational.
> http://www.datastax.com/dev/blog/preparing-for-the-leap-second
> Anyone else have any ideas?
> Thanks,
> C
> On Wed, Jun 10, 2015 at 5:12 PM, jawhny cooke <jc@bluejeansnet.com> wrote:
>> Is ZK vulnerable to the 6/30/15 leap second event? If so, what preventative
>> steps are required to mitigate impact?
>> My apologies if this has already been asked and answered.
>> --
>> Warm Regards,
>> -JC

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