You're correct - I spoke with only user-data in mind.
On Tue, Dec 18, 2012 at 8:52 AM, Jean-Daniel Cryans <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> IIRC ZK's data will still go there if HBase manages it, even in
> distributed instances.
> On Mon, Dec 17, 2012 at 7:12 PM, Harsh J <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> A distributed mode of HBase does not make use of the hbase.tmp.dir in
>> any way. It simply leverages the DataNode's ability to scale over
>> multiple disks and leaves the dirty work to it.
>> Makes sense to be parallelized for "beefier" standalone instances, but
>> I wonder who uses those and how it may even be done as HBase
>> expects/uses a flat directory structure presently.
>> On Tue, Dec 18, 2012 at 4:49 AM, anil gupta <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>>> Hi All,
>>> I am trying to figure out the exact roll of "hbase.tmp.dir" in HBase but i
>>> could not find any detailed reference on HBase wiki and mailing list
>>> archives. Can anybody tell me for which purpose hbase.tmp.dir is used? Is
>>> it a comma separated value that can take multiple directories? Any
>>> reference document on it would be highly appreciated?
>>> Thanks & Regards,
>>> Anil Gupta
>> Harsh J