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Re: Zoo Keep widely distributed?
The latency will make your writes really slow - since each write operation
would need to be confirmed by more than half of your total number of
servers in the cluster to succeed. Writes to ZooKeeper are also serialized,
so you can't parallelize the writes in a single cluster either - so your
throughput will also be low.

You can still get high throughput despite the high latency if you can shard
your writes into multiple clusters though.

Best Regards,
Martin Kou
On Mon, Aug 26, 2013 at 2:02 PM, wayne.rasmuss <

> I think zoo keeper looks very handy, but I would like to have a pretty good
> idea if it can work well/at all across different LANs. I would expect to
> have to establish a way for the members of the ensemble to talk to each
> other, but having to open a bunch of ports to multiple hosts would be a
> show
> stopper. Also, I'm wondering how the latency will effect overall
> performance.
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