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Re: Memory Channel
It means that the channel can store that many events. If it is full, then the put() calls (on the source side) will start throwing ChannelException. The put call will block only for keep-alive number of seconds, after which it will throw.

Hari Shreedharan
On Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 9:46 AM, Mohit Anchlia wrote:

> Could someone help me understand capacity attribute of memoryChannel? Does it mean that memoryChannel flushes to sink only when this capacity is reached or does it mean that it's the max events stored in memory and call blocks until everything else gets freed?
> http://flume.apache.org/FlumeUserGuide.html#memory-channel