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Re: Roll of hbase.tmp.dir in HBase
Jean-Daniel Cryans 2012-12-18, 03:22
IIRC ZK's data will still go there if HBase manages it, even in
distributed instances.

J-D

On Mon, Dec 17, 2012 at 7:12 PM, Harsh J <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> A distributed mode of HBase does not make use of the hbase.tmp.dir in
> any way. It simply leverages the DataNode's ability to scale over
> multiple disks and leaves the dirty work to it.
>
> Makes sense to be parallelized for "beefier" standalone instances, but
> I wonder who uses those and how it may even be done as HBase
> expects/uses a flat directory structure presently.
>
> On Tue, Dec 18, 2012 at 4:49 AM, anil gupta <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> Hi All,
>>
>> I am trying to figure out the exact roll of "hbase.tmp.dir" in HBase but i
>> could not find any detailed reference on HBase wiki and mailing list
>> archives. Can anybody tell me for which purpose hbase.tmp.dir is used? Is
>> it a comma separated value that can take multiple directories? Any
>> reference document on it would be highly appreciated?
>>
>> --
>> Thanks & Regards,
>> Anil Gupta
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> Harsh J