I am running CDH4.2.
I've noticed that my NameNodes are logging edits both locally and to the
journalnodes. I took a look at the code, and this doesn't seem to be
required -- and also, it's the whole point of QJM right?
However, due to the following, we are logging both locally and to the
1) Is this intended, or should I file a JIRA?
2) Is it indeed safe/recommended to set dfs.namenode.edits.dir to empty, so
that we only write to the quorum?