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Zookeeper >> mail # dev >> Mounting a remote Zookeeper

Alexander Shraer 2011-06-09, 18:40
Alexander Shraer 2011-06-10, 00:10
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Re: Mounting a remote Zookeeper
just to clarify the previous proposal. you don't specify which mount
point a file belongs to. you specify which znodes represent a
container entry point (what you are calling a mount point). a znode
will be created in the partition (aka container) that the subtree
belongs to. i believe in this sense the two proposals are both the

On Thu, Jun 9, 2011 at 5:10 PM, Alexander Shraer <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> This is a preliminary proposal, so everything is still open. Still, I think there are many advantages over the previous namespace partitioning proposal (http://wiki.apache.org/hadoop/ZooKeeper/PartitionedZookeeper) that wasn't implemented AFAIK. The idea here is to make much smaller and more intuitive changes.
> For example, the previous proposal did not offer any ordering guarantees across partitions. Also - in Linux mount you don't need to specify for each new file which mount point the file belongs to - we can exploit the tree structure to infer that instead of creating and maintaining an additional hierarchy like in the previous proposal.