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Re: CheckPoint Node
Hey Jean,

The 1.x, 0.23.x release lines both don't have NameNode HA features.
The current 2.x releases carry HA-NN abilities, and this is documented
at http://hadoop.apache.org/docs/current/hadoop-yarn/hadoop-yarn-site/HDFSHighAvailability.html.

On Thu, Nov 22, 2012 at 10:18 PM, Jean-Marc Spaggiari
> Replying to myself ;)
> By digging a bit more I figured that 1.0 version is older than 0.23.4
> version and that backupnodes are on 0.23.4. Secondarynamenodes on 1.0
> are now deprecated.
> I'm still a bit mixed up on the way to achieve HA for the namenode
> (1.0 or 0.23.4) but I will continue to dig over internet.
> JM
> 2012/11/22, Jean-Marc Spaggiari <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>:
>> Hi,
>> I'm reading a bit about hadoop and I'm trying to increase the HA of my
>> current cluster.
>> Today I have 8 datanodes and one namenode.
>> By reading here: http://www.aosabook.org/en/hdfs.html I can see that a
>> Checkpoint node might be a good idea.
>> So I'm trying to start a checkpoint node. I looked at the hadoop
>> online doc. There is a link toe describe the command usage "For
>> command usage, see namenode." but this link is not working. Also, if I
>> try hadoop-deamon.sh start namenode -checkpoint as discribed in the
>> documentation, it's not starting.
>> So I'n wondering, is there anywhere where I can find up to date
>> documentation about the checkpoint node? I will most probably try the
>> BackupNode.
>> I'm using hadoop 1.0.3. The options I have to start on this version
>> are namenode, secondarynamenode, datanode, dfsadmin, mradmin, fsck and
>> fs. Should I start some secondarynamenodes instead of backupnode and
>> checkpointnode?
>> Thanks,
>> JM

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