It seems like the multi-txn API might be helpful here. Since each path is
of known length, you could have a multi-op query that is
get(/a/b/c/d), get(/a/b/c), get(/a/b), get(/a)
and then check the results of each in order.
On 21 February 2012 16:45, Shelley, Ryan <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Hi folks. Very new to ZooKeeper and evaluating it for a project. The ZK
> directory-like layout is perfect for what I'm working on, for record
> storage, with one caveat. I'm curious if there's a way to set it up to
> return default records in the event a specific record isn't available (I'm
> attempting to reduce the number of round-trips to retrieve some data).
> For example:
> I create a node named "foo" with the data "lorem_ipsum":
> create /foo lorem_ipsum
> Then I create a node named "bar" under "foo" with the data "baz":
> create /foo/bar baz
> If I get "/foo/bar" obviously I'll get "baz", however, if I try to get
> "/foo/blah" I'd like to get "lorem_ipsum." I know this is highly suspect as
> a design pattern, but there's a method to the madness. We want to create
> records that can be overridden by sub-records (like "/foo/bar"), but in the
> event that sub-record doesn't exist, I'd get back the next concrete record.
> Any thoughts? Thanks!