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Re: stop_replication dangerous?
Jean-Daniel Cryans 2013-07-01, 20:59
Yeah that package documentation ought to be changed. Mind opening a jira?

Thx,

J-D

On Mon, Jul 1, 2013 at 1:51 PM, Patrick Schless
<[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> The first two tutorials for enabling replication that google gives me [1],
> [2] take very different tones with regard to stop_replication. The HBase
> docs [1] make it sound fine to start and stop replication as desired. The
> Cloudera docs [2] say it may cause data loss.
>
> Which is true? If data loss is possible, are we talking about data loss in
> the primary cluster, or data loss in the standby cluster (presumably would
> require reinitializing the sync with a new CopyTable).
>
> Thanks,
> Patrick
>
>
> [1]
> http://hbase.apache.org/apidocs/org/apache/hadoop/hbase/replication/package-summary.html#requirements
> [2]
> http://www.cloudera.com/content/cloudera-content/cloudera-docs/CDH4/4.2.0/CDH4-Installation-Guide/cdh4ig_topic_20_11.html