As Ben says, this is a feature, not a bug. However, the memory usage is
still excessive; see this jira:
On 8 April 2013 09:31, Benjamin Reed <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> are you looking at the leader or the follower? the leader keeps the last
> few transactions in memory to speed up syncing with new followers. that
> might be what you are seeing.
> On Mon, Apr 8, 2013 at 3:32 AM, Mathias Hodler <[EMAIL PROTECTED]
> > Hi,
> > I made some tests and it seems like zookeeper doesn't clean up the last
> > deleted nodes.
> > In my test I created nodes and deleted each node after it was created. I
> > repeated this step 1000 times and then triggered a full gc. These are the
> > results
> > Creating 1000 Nodes and deleting 1000 Nodes and each node has...
> > ...1000kb data = 529MB heap used after FullGC
> > ...500kb data = 281MB heap used after FullGC
> > ...256kb data = 140MB heap used after FullGC
> > ...128kb data = 68MB heap used after FullGC
> > If I'm creating 1000 nodes with each 1000kb data and then deleting the
> > nodes and after that creating 1000 nodes with 128kb data and deleting the
> > nodes again, 68MB heap space is used.
> > So it seems Zookeeper caches / doesn't clean up the last 500 deleted
> > Is this a bug or are there configuration parameter to change that
> > behaviour?