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Re: Rack Awareness behaviour - Loss of rack

On Sat, Feb 11, 2012 at 9:09 AM, Praveen Sripati
> Below is from the 'Hadoop : The Definitive Guide'. So, with a replication of
> 2 or 3, the first and the second blocks should be placed on different racks.
> Not sure why they are getting into the same rack.

Its cause one of his racks fell off the network and he is left with no
racks but one. The writes can obviously not happen to two racks now.

Harsh J
Customer Ops. Engineer
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