No. It catches up first. Then it joins in normal operations.
On Sun, Apr 18, 2010 at 10:00 PM, Avinash Lakshman <
> Hi All
> Let's say I have a Zookeeper cluster with nodes A, B, C, D and E. Let's
> assume A is the leader. Now let us assume after a few writes have taken
> place the node B crashes. When it comes back up what is the recovery
> protocol? Does it join the cluster immediately and start taking writes and
> reads while it is catching up on writes that it lost when it was down?