ViewFsOverloadScheme should be able to read mount-table.xml configuration from remote servers.
Below are the discussed options in design doc:
- XInclude and HTTP Server ( including WebHDFS)
- Hadoop Compatible FS (HCFS)
a) Keep mount-table in Hadoop compatible FS
b)Read mount-table from Hadoop compatible FS using Xinclude
We prefer to have 1 and 2a. For 1 we don't need to modify any code. So, this Jira can cover 2a.