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From Amandeep Khurana <ama...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: PROD/DR - Replication
Date Fri, 07 Dec 2012 19:56:15 GMT
What failure condition are you trying to safeguard against? A full
data center failure? That's when you would lose your entire cluster
and need the DR to kick in. Otherwise, you could deploy such that an
entire rack failure or even a row failure won't take you down. Just
span across multiple racks and rows. For a full data center failure,
the current replication scheme only gives you asynchronous replication
for reasons Ian mentioned.

On Dec 7, 2012, at 10:15 AM, "Juan P." <gordoslocos@gmail.com> wrote:

> I was reading up on HBase Replication and wanted to make sure I'm not
> missing something.
> Given that replication happens asynchronously the replication strategy has
> an "eventually consistent" policy.
> I was considering using this feature for Production / Disaster Recovery
> setup.
> Is there a way to enforce Consistency so that if my PROD environment should
> ever go down, I can 100% sure that DR will be completely up to date?
> Thank you,
> Juan

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