-Re: [question about replication] how to apply delta from Master to Slave after crash ?
JD, thanks for the jira and further explanation. for some reason, I was
always thinking about 'pull' while considering the solution. Certainly
'push' the natural way to address this on Apache's hbase. I got your
points now. Appreciate it... Demai
On Fri, Jul 26, 2013 at 1:08 PM, Jean-Daniel Cryans <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 26, 2013 at 12:59 PM, Jean-Daniel Cryans
> <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > I guess I didn't explain my ideas clearly.
> > So, first, replication in HBase is master-push, so you don't want to
> > reverse the process. It means that this tool needs to run on the
> > master cluster.
> > Then I don't think you need to specify a timestamp since the
> > replication state is in ZK. Basically that tool we're talking about
> > would be able to read the replication state of each master region
> > server, finish replicating what's missing, and then clear that state
> > in zookeeper.
> > The code that handles replication does most of that already. Check
> > ReplicationSourceManager and ReplicationSource. Basically when
> > ReplicationSourceManager.init() is called, it will check all the
> > queues in ZK and try to grab those that aren't attached to a region
> > server. If the whole cluster is down, it will grab all of them.
> > The beautiful thing here is that you could start that tool on all your
> > machines and the load will be spread out, but that might not be a big
> > concern if replication wasn't lagging since it would take a few
> > seconds to finish replicating the missing data for each region server.
> > I'll open a jira.
> > J-D
> > On Fri, Jul 26, 2013 at 11:50 AM, Demai Ni <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> >> JD,
> >> yeah. that sounds what I will need to do. a tool like this
> >> [slave_cluster]$tool_to_syncup master_ZKquorum table_name
> >> so two tasks for me:
> >> 1) identify the start_timestamp
> >> 2) write the tool_to_syncup which will reach to master_ZK, copy the
> >> from makster, replay the HLOGs on Slave.
> >> are you aware of some example code for the 2) task that I can leverage?
> >> thanks
> >> Demai