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Re: Review Request: Flume-1685: ExecSource shouldn't die if the channel is full

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Something is odd, here. I only see two buttons on the right "Review" and "Ship it". Normally there is a "view diff" button.

- Brock Noland
On Jan. 17, 2013, 2:49 a.m., Steve Hoffman wrote:
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> (Updated Jan. 17, 2013, 2:49 a.m.)
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> Review request for Flume.
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> Rather than kill the source outright when a channel fills, the channel should throw away the event (since there is nowhere to put it).  A basic back-off mechanism is also implemented so retries get spaced out the longer the channel remains full up to a configurable limit.
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> Patches are attached to FLUME-1685 including a backport to the 1.2 branch (which I use with Cloudera's cdh3u5 distribution)
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> This addresses bug FLUME-1685.
>     https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/FLUME-1685
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> Diff: https://reviews.apache.org/r/8987/diff/
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> A unit test was created to test the full channel condition.
> This patch has been running in our production environment for 2 months and has successfully recovered several times from full channel events.
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> Thanks,
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> Steve Hoffman
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