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Do prolonged dropped network connections between a remote POSIX client and a MapR cluster affect performance in any way ? 

Question asked by whantana on Mar 30, 2017
Latest reply on Mar 31, 2017 by apatil

I know that by hard-mounting on a local filesystem the connection reestablishment is continuously attempted with connection retries.

Does this affect the performance on the cluster side ? Problems that come to mind are idle threads or memory leakage.

Furthermore, is file consistency affected ? I am thinking about cases when remote read/writes on the mounted files might lose updates happening from clients that are much closer to cluster (like clients connected to cluster via LAN).

 

Finally, I think a more general question on this topic is this : In the CAP theorem space, where does MapR-FS fall into ?

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