full cluster failure

Gil Teixeira gil at pixelbeam.org
Tue Jun 12 11:10:25 EDT 2012


Anything… please do help me in regard to what files i should send… 

On Jun 12, 2012, at 10:55 PM, Mark Phillips wrote:

> Hi Gil,
> 
> Anything in the logs you can share?
> 
> Mark
> 
> 
> On Jun 12, 2012, at 1:28, Gil Teixeira <gil at pixelbeam.org> wrote:
> 
>> Hi,
>> 
>> Hellow, I am faily new to RIAK, and am experiencing a very peculiar problem. 
>> We are conducting a RIAK evaluation to see if it fits our purposes, because on paper it seams to be a perfect fit.
>> 
>> To create an evaluating scenario i have setup 5 nodes under vmware(the network is bridged)
>> 
>> The cluster runs just fine, and i can down nodes for maintenance as expected perfectly, while the cluster keeps serving the data as expected. Node reboots are also tolerated well by the cluster as expected.
>> 
>> But if a note unexpectedly fails (hard power off or sudden network disconnection) all nodes get exited and the full cluster becomes inaccessible until the failed node is back up or until i manually mark the failed node as down with risk-admin.
>> 
>> I was expecting a cluster (n3) with 5 nodes to simply tolerate 1 node failure transparently. 
>> 
>> Is there something i may be doing wrong? Is this the expected behavior?
>> 
>> I would appreciate any light anyone could shine on this subject.
>> 
>> Thank you,
>> Gil
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