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Re: Coprocessors and Zookeeper sessions
Andrew Purtell 2012-12-15, 18:19
You didn't say which HBase version. I'm assuming 0.94.

When registered on a region, your endpoint will get an environment as
RegionCoprocessorEnvironment. See in
o.a.h.h.coprocessor.MultiRowMutationEndpoint an example of how an endpoint
can get the region coprocessor environment, like so:

    RegionCoprocessorEnvironment env = (RegionCoprocessorEnvironment)

You can the get to ZooKeeper via:

   ZooKeeperWatcher watcher = env.getRegionServerServices().getZooKeeper();
   RecoverableZooKeeper zk = watcher.getRecoverableZooKeeper();
   ZooKeeper rawZK = zk.getZooKeeper();

Or thereabouts, pardon any typos. The 'zk' object gives you the ZK API with
HBase's enhancements for retrying idempotent operations. The 'rawZK' object
is the unadorned ZK ZooKeeper instance.
On Fri, Dec 14, 2012 at 3:54 PM, Aaron Tokhy <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:

> Hello HBase users,
> I would like to store some shared state on every coprocessor invocation
> (throwing away the values when the coprocessor is finished running).  Is
> there a way to grab a handle of the regionserver's zookeeper session
> through a endpoint based coprocessor to rely on the said state?  I just
> want to store 2 atomic long values used by the coprocessors to tell them to
> finish running.
> -Thanks
> Aaron Tokhy
Best regards,

   - Andy

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