Allan Yang created HBASE-16649:

             Summary: Truncate table with splits preserved can cause both data 
loss and truncated data appeared again
                 Key: HBASE-16649
             Project: HBase
          Issue Type: Bug
    Affects Versions: 1.1.3
            Reporter: Allan Yang

Since truncate table with splits preserved will delete hfiles and use the 
previous regioninfo. It can cause odd behaviors

- Case 1: *Data appeared after truncate*
reproduce procedureļ¼š
1. create a table, let's say 'test'
2. write data to 'test', make sure memstore of 'test' is not empty
3. truncate 'test' with splits preserved
4. kill the regionserver hosting the region(s) of 'test'
5. start the regionserver, now it is the time to witness the miracle! the 
truncated data appeared in table 'test'

- Case 2: *Data loss*
reproduce procedure:
1. create a table, let's say 'test'
2. write some data to 'test', no matter how many
3. truncate 'test' with splits preserved
4. write some data, but less than 2 since we don't want the seqid to run over 
the one in 2
5. kill the regionserver hosting the region(s) of 'test'
6. restart the regionserver. Congratulations! the data writen in 4 is now all 

for case 1
Since preserve splits in truncate table procedure will not change the 
regioninfo, when log replay happens, the 'unflushed' data will restore back to 
the region
for case 2
since the flushedSequenceIdByRegion are stored in Master in a map with the 
region's encodedName. Although the table is truncated, but the region's name is 
not changed since we chose to preserve the splits. So after truncate the table, 
the region's sequenceid is reset in the regionserver, but not reset in master. 
When flush comes and report to master, master will reject the update of 
sequenceid since the new one is smaller than the old one. So in log replay, all 
the edits writen in 4 will be skipped since they have a smaller seqid

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