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RE: Flume -- InMemory options?
Babu, Prashanth 2012-09-10, 05:18
Thanks Brock. I will have a look at this.

Unfortunately we are on Flume 0.9.4. If we can't achieve this in 0.9.4, then I will check if there is any possibility to move to 1.x.

-----Original Message-----
From: Brock Noland [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
Sent: Friday, September 07, 2012 4:50 AM
To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
Subject: Re: Flume -- InMemory options?

Hi,

I am not very familiar with flume 0.9, but I am with 1.x. It sounds like you won't want to write to a file?

In Flume 1.x you can do this using say AvroSource -> MemoryChannel -> HBase Sink (or AsyncHBase sink).

You'd then use the Flume client or log4j appender to send events to the AvroSource.

Brock

On Thu, Sep 6, 2012 at 4:49 PM, Babu, Prashanth <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Is it possible to use Flume to write to HBase thru InMemory?
>
> I have a steady ingested data of 40,000 events / second.
> My requirement is to write to HBase thru Flume and all this in memory.
> Basically I am aware that we can write to a log file which will be tailed by Flume and the data is dumped into HBase.
> In our requirement, instead of this, we want to directly write to HBase [and if not possible, at least to HDFS].
>
> I had a look at MemoryChannel, but it seems its very limited.
> Might not suffice our requirement.
>
> Can someone please shed some light on this?
> Did anyone try something like this before?
>
> TIA.
>
> My Environment:
> Hadoop - 0.20.203
> Flume - 0.90.4
> HBase - 0.9.4
>
> Regards,
> Prashanth Babu.
>
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