Building an Impenetrable ZooKeeper

Kathleen Ting (Cloudera)
Location: Portland 256 Level: Intermediate
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ZooKeeper provides reliable and timely coordination of processes.
Given the many cluster resources leveraged by distributed ZooKeeper,
it’s frequently the first to notice issues affecting cluster health,
which explains its moniker, “the canary in the Hadoop coal mine.”
Attend this session and learn (1) how to configure ZooKeeper reliably,
(2) how to monitor ZooKeeper closely, and (3) how to resolve ZooKeeper
errors efficiently. Culling from the diverse environments we’ve
supported, we’ll share what it takes to set up an impenetrable
ZooKeeper environment, what specifically to monitor, and which
ZooKeeper errors indicate something amiss with your hardware, network,
or HBase configuration.

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Kathleen Ting


As a Support Manager at Cloudera, Kathleen Ting stays up to keep your
Hadoop production cluster up. Within the Hadoop platform, her focus is
on Sqoop, Flume, ZooKeeper, and MapReduce. She is a committer and PMC
member on the Apache Sqoop project and has presented on Hadoop, HBase,
ZooKeeper, and Sqoop at several Big Data conferences: Hadoop World,
HBaseCon, Strange Loop, Hadoop Summit, ApacheCon, and Big Data

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Kathleen Ting
07/24/2013 10:31am PDT

Thanks Michael for your interest. I’ve posted the slides now.

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Michael Shadle
07/24/2013 4:32am PDT

Will you be posting the slides? I was double booked :(


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