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handoff handing about swift

asked 2014-01-05 11:09:15 -0600

DennyZhang gravatar image

updated 2014-01-05 16:17:39 -0600

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how openstack swift select the hand off node when a primary node is not available? and how to find out all the objects sent to hand off node during the unavailable period? thanks!


a simple case is 

proxy send create object A request to node X,  X is down. request send to hand off node Y, store A in Y there are N such objects in Y now X is up proxy try to read object A, now both X and Y are up

simple way is to contact both X and Y and find out which one owns A. but this need double look up. anyway to save one look up?

and also how to know all the N objects and handover back to X?

thanks.

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answered 2014-01-06 14:03:20 -0600

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If reading the code is not enough for you to understand the inner workings of Swift, I'd suggest you to hop on IRC and chat there with developers.

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