Yes, NTPD is your best option.
On 6/4/13, Ben Kim <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> This is very basic & fundamental question.
> Is time among all nodes needs to be synced?
> I've never even thought of timing in hadoop cluster but recently
> experienced my servers going out of sync with time. I know hbase requires
> time to by synced due to its timestamp action. But I wonder any of hadoop
> functionality requires time sync. Perhaps checkpoint, namenode HA, or
> datanode report, etc... hmm
> *Benjamin Kim*
> *benkimkimben at gmail*