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From Rick Hillegas <Richard.Hille...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: HDFS?
Date Fri, 19 Mar 2010 13:52:45 GMT
Hey Geoff,

These are really interesting ideas. Are you...hm...volunteering?


geoffrey hendrey wrote:
> Hi Derby Developers,
> Was wondering if you've considered Hadoop Distributed File System and 
> how it might be used by Derby? Here are some random thoughts:
> It could be interesting to have the roll-forward replication logs 
> written to HDFS where they will be automatically replicated, then the 
> Derby slave can read the roll-forward log out of HDFS. Storage of 
> backups is another place where HDFS might play well. Another idea 
> would be to provide blob storage in HBase. I don't see any conflict 
> between wanting to use HBase and Derby, since they really do different 
> things. And in fact, it would be really cool to see Derby *using* 
> HBase for things like Blob Storage.
> It's just a random thought; but HDFS is really an amazing piece of 
> engineering and it would be interesting to see it leveraged by Derby. 
> In many "web scale" computing environments, it seems like Hadoop and 
> HDFS are becoming quite ubiquitous.
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