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Re: review request: HBASE-7403 Online Merge
Hi Ted,

I jut gave it a look.

I have updated it on the RB.

Overall, this is very good and I'm eager to see that integrated! I'm
waiting for this feature since the beginning ;)

Regarding non adjacent regions merge? Will the system still be
consistent after that? Or will hbck report some regions overlaps?

2013/3/16 Ted Yu <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>:
> Hi,
> On behalf of Chunhui, I am requesting review for HBASE-7403 Online Merge.
> This JIRA was created 3 months ago.
> Chunhui has responded to review comments very promptly, including a major
> rewrite around the time split transaction was rewritten.
> This feature has widely been requested. I feel the patch is mostly ready to
> go in.
> Here is brief recap of the steps.
> Process of merging two regions:
> a.client sends RPC (dispatch merging regions) to master
> b.master moves the regions together (on the regionserver where the more
> heavily loaded region resided)
> c.master sends RPC (merge regions) to this regionserver
> d.Regionserver executes the region merge transaction in the thread pool
> I think step b is a nice simplification for the problem. In previous
> versions of the patch, the two merging regions stay on respective servers
> which required more complex coordination through zookeeper.
> High level comment as well as detailed review are both welcome.
> Thanks