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Re: hbase server incorrect shutdown case table corruption?
Upgrading to 0.94.5 is definitely recommended.

As for inconsistencies in .META. Table, can you avoid improper shutdown ?

On Mar 15, 2013, at 5:36 PM, <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> Hi Ted,
> We're using 0.94.1. Do you think if we upgrade to 0.94.5, the issue will be gone? I mean, HBase won't have this META inconsistence issue after incorrect shutdown?
> We encountered quite a few major issues with 0.94.2, that's why we picked 0.94.1. Does that mean 0.94.5 is a pretty stable load?
> Thanks,
> YuLing
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ted Yu [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> Sent: Friday, March 15, 2013 3:51 PM
> Subject: Re: hbase server incorrect shutdown case table corruption?
> Which HBase version are you using ?
> Did the HBase server experiencing shutdown carry the .META. table ?
> Thanks
> On Fri, Mar 15, 2013 at 3:45 PM, <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> We recently encountered a few issues about hbase server incorrect
>> shutdown causing table corruption issues. Basically, if the HBase
>> server was not gracefully shutdown using stop-hbase.sh, instead it was
>> shutdown by linux server reboot, we got '.META' table missing table
>> rows. We were able to use 'hsbk -fixMeta -fixAssignment' to recover
>> from this issue. However, I was wondering if this is the expected
>> behavior of HBase that when hbase server is not gracefully shutdown,
>> the database get into inconsistency state?  Is there any way from hbase configuration point of view to avoid this behavior?
>> Thanks,
>> YuLing