Deepak Deepak - 2 months ago 22
Java Question

Good Zookeeper Tutorial with Java client

I was trying to use Zookeeper in our project. Could run the server..Even test it using zkcli.sh .. All good..
But couldn't find a good tutorial for me to connect to this server using Java ! All I need in Java API is a method

public String getServiceURL ( String serviceName )


I tried https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/ZOOKEEPER/Index --> Not good for me.

http://zookeeper.apache.org/doc/trunk/javaExample.html : Sort of ok; but couldnt understand concepts clearly ! I feel it is not explained well..

Answer

Finally, this is the simplest and most basic program I came up with which will help you with ZooKeeper "Getting Started":

package core.framework.zookeeper;

import java.util.Date;
import java.util.List;
import java.util.concurrent.CountDownLatch;

import org.apache.zookeeper.CreateMode;
import org.apache.zookeeper.WatchedEvent;
import org.apache.zookeeper.Watcher;
import org.apache.zookeeper.Watcher.Event.KeeperState;
import org.apache.zookeeper.ZooDefs.Ids;
import org.apache.zookeeper.ZooKeeper;

public class ZkConnect {
    private ZooKeeper zk;
    private CountDownLatch connSignal = new CountDownLatch(0);

    //host should be 127.0.0.1:3000,127.0.0.1:3001,127.0.0.1:3002
    public ZooKeeper connect(String host) throws Exception {
        zk = new ZooKeeper(host, 3000, new Watcher() {
            public void process(WatchedEvent event) {
                if (event.getState() == KeeperState.SyncConnected) {
                    connSignal.countDown();
                }
            }
        });
        connSignal.await();
        return zk;
    }

    public void close() throws InterruptedException {
        zk.close();
    }

    public void createNode(String path, byte[] data) throws Exception
    {
        zk.create(path, data, Ids.OPEN_ACL_UNSAFE, CreateMode.PERSISTENT);
    }

    public void updateNode(String path, byte[] data) throws Exception
    {
        zk.setData(path, data, zk.exists(path, true).getVersion());
    }

    public void deleteNode(String path) throws Exception
    {
        zk.delete(path,  zk.exists(path, true).getVersion());
    }

    public static void main (String args[]) throws Exception
    {
        ZkConnect connector = new ZkConnect();
        ZooKeeper zk = connector.connect("54.169.132.0,52.74.51.0");
        String newNode = "/deepakDate"+new Date();
        connector.createNode(newNode, new Date().toString().getBytes());
        List<String> zNodes = zk.getChildren("/", true);
        for (String zNode: zNodes)
        {
           System.out.println("ChildrenNode " + zNode);   
        }
        byte[] data = zk.getData(newNode, true, zk.exists(newNode, true));
        System.out.println("GetData before setting");
        for ( byte dataPoint : data)
        {
            System.out.print ((char)dataPoint);
        }

        System.out.println("GetData after setting");
        connector.updateNode(newNode, "Modified data".getBytes());
        data = zk.getData(newNode, true, zk.exists(newNode, true));
        for ( byte dataPoint : data)
        {
            System.out.print ((char)dataPoint);
        }
        connector.deleteNode(newNode);
    }

}
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