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Re: thrift vs thrift2
Hmm... Interesting.Maybe the implementation is bad, but principally I don't see that. Why cache data twice when the in process thrift server could just access the data locally from the region server cache anyway?

Anyway, either we should fix it or remove it. (just to state the obvious :) )
I am not a fan of keeping non-functional code around in the hope that it might eventually get fixed.
-- Lars
 From: Andrew Purtell <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Friday, December 7, 2012 9:06 PM
Subject: Re: thrift vs thrift2
IIRC the FB guys concluded the reverse, that it's better to provision
Thrift endpoints as a tier separate from RegionServers, so there can be
caching there, so the thrift servers in the RS don't bottleneck, etc.

On Saturday, December 8, 2012, lars hofhansl wrote:

> It's quite a useful experiment, though, standing up separate thrift
> servers adds more complexity to a deployment.
> If it is really abandoned we should just rip it out, no? Otherwise I'd
> think at least in principle that is useful (also considering potential
> future enhancement that we do knowing the thrift server is in process with
> the RegionServer).
> -- Lars
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>  From: Stack <[EMAIL PROTECTED] <javascript:;>>
> To: HBase Dev List <[EMAIL PROTECTED] <javascript:;>>
> Sent: Friday, December 7, 2012 3:16 PM
> Subject: Re: thrift vs thrift2
> On Fri, Dec 7, 2012 at 1:56 PM, Luke Lu <[EMAIL PROTECTED] <javascript:;>>
> wrote:
> > The embeded HRegionThriftServer should be ported to thrift2 before we
> > deprecate thrift1. FB's (and potentially others) c++ client requires
> > HRegionThriftServer.
> >
> HRTS is an abandoned experiment as I understand it so I closed HBASE-7302,
> the issue that would perpetuate it in thrift2.
> St.Ack

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   - Andy

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