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Varun Sharma 2013-02-21, 07:32
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谢良 2013-02-21, 08:10
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Varun Sharma 2013-02-21, 08:22
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谢良 2013-02-21, 08:50
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Varun Sharma 2013-02-21, 09:21
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谢良 2013-02-21, 09:39
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发件人: Varun Sharma [[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
发送时间: 2013年2月21日 17:21
收件人: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
主题: Re: 答复: 答复: GC frequency

This is a very interesting article indeed, it seems to say that for heap
size > 4-8GB - time of new gen collection could be dominated by size of the
heap rather than size of new generation. This is interesting and I have not
found any such guideline in hbase book etc.
[Liang Xie]: it's a jvm-related problem in real, not a hbase-special issue, IMHO:) so seems it's just fine that you could not find guide from hbase book

Do you think the overall heap size needs to go down in this case ?
[Liang Xie]: I don't think so, i am not a vm expert:) maybe you can ask help from  [EMAIL PROTECTED] list.
Per my understanding, if allocation rate is really too high(the load probably too high), then add more RS is a good choice:)
else, you should analyse your gc log and tweak vm option

On Thu, Feb 21, 2013 at 12:50 AM, 谢良 <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> Here is a good formula to estimate:
> http://blog.ragozin.info/2011/06/understanding-gc-pauses-in-jvm-hotspots.html
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> Hope it helpful:)
> ________________________________________
> 发件人: Varun Sharma [[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> 发送时间: 2013年2月21日 16:22
> 收件人: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> 主题: Re: 答复: GC frequency
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> What do you mean by normal size heap ? Here is JVM settings
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> -Xms11480m -Xmx11480m -XX:NewSize=512m -XX:MaxNewSize=512m
> -XX:+UseConcMarkSweepGC -XX:CMSInitiatingOccupancyFraction=60
> -XX:+UseCMSInitiatingOccupancyOnly -XX:ParallelGCThreads=4
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> I was told that for a 4 core machine, it typically takes 200ms to clean out
> 512m - now, the only thing that I am afraid with reducing the size of new
> gen is higher frequency and the chances of more frequent promotion
> failures.
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> On Thu, Feb 21, 2013 at 12:10 AM, 谢良 <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
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> > Of course, you'll hit the nightmarish "CMS fragement" easier if NewSize
> > too low:)
> > Generally speaking, most of YGC should be less than 5ms for a normal size
> > heap.
> > maybe your load is too high or there're vm options be misconfigured ?
> > ________________________________________
> > 发件人: Varun Sharma [[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> > 发送时间: 2013年2月21日 15:32
> > 收件人: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> > 主题: GC frequency
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > I have a system tuned with new Gen 512M with a lot write load. The system
> > has 4 cores - ParNewGC and GCThreads is set to 4. I am using ConcMarkGC
> and
> > CMSInitiating fraction is set to 60 %. I am observing the 90th/99th
> > percentile of latency and see it highly correlated with GC pauses. There
> > are times when I have a GC pause of ~ 200 ms every 4 seconds - the tail
> > latency shoots up to 200 milliseconds for reads - most reads are being
> > served out of cache. Looking at the GC log and tail latency pattern,
> there
> > is direct correlation b/w the two. When the write load is low, and the GC
> > pauses are like 100-150 ms every 6 seconds, the tail latency improves.
> >
> > After seeing this behaviour, I am intent on reducing the NewSize to 256M
> > but I risk 100 ms pauses pretty much every 1-2 seconds and perhaps higher
> > chance of promotion failures (MSLAB etc. is on). Does anyone know if
> > frequent young gen collections can be a problem ?
> >
> > Thanks
> > Varun
> >
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