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Re: Storing znode on disks
Could I build a large scale data-store using Zookeeper though ?

On Thu, Mar 14, 2013 at 12:52 PM, Edward Ribeiro
<[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:

> >> For me, latency is acceptable but I require the znodes to be on  disk.
>
> Why would you need to do that?
>
> ZooKeeper stores the dataTree in memory, but it performs periodic snapshots
> to disk, besides sync-ing a commit log also to disk, so that a node can
> recover in case of failures. If you are asking to store znodes *only* in
> disk then the answer is no (afaik!).
>
> Last but not least, you should be aware that znodes are not intended to
> store large quantities of data, it's not mean to be a database, but a
> coordination system.
>
> Edward
>
> On Thu, Mar 14, 2013 at 1:49 PM, Abhishek .E.S <[EMAIL PROTECTED]
> >wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > I am new to Zookeeper .
> > I had a question. Zookeeper places znodes in memory to optimize data
> > access.
> > I am working on an experiment for which I intend to use zookeeper.
> > For me, latency is acceptable but I require the znodes to be on  disk.
> >
> > Can this be achieved.
> > If so, could someone please provide me the pointers for the same.
> >
> > Thanks and Regards,
> > Abhishek
> >
>
>
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