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From "John Vines (JIRA)" <>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (ACCUMULO-551) Experiment with multi-node batch writer
Date Tue, 01 May 2012 19:16:51 GMT


John Vines commented on ACCUMULO-551:

This sounds like it would play nicely with the proxy idea we've been talking about.
> Experiment with multi-node batch writer
> ---------------------------------------
>                 Key: ACCUMULO-551
>                 URL:
>             Project: Accumulo
>          Issue Type: Task
>            Reporter: Keith Turner
>             Fix For: 1.5.0
> Accumulo has a batch writer that batches mutations by tablet server for writes.  This
works well until there are alot of tablet servers being written to at which point only a small
amount of data is being sent to each tablet server.  Would it be better for the client to
batch writes for multiple tablet servers and send them to one server which writes directly
to the tablet servers?  
> One possible way to do this is to :
>  * batch mutations by rack on the client
>  * send all of those mutations to one random tablet server on the rack 
>  * have the random tablet server write to the other servers on the rack
> This cuts down on the number of direct connections the client has to make.  Could have
the following benefits.
>  * Tablet servers can keep connections open to other tablet servers.
>  * A write pipeline
> Would be interesting to run some test and see how well this works.

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