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From "Todd Lipcon (Commented) (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (AVRO-911) remove object reuse from Java APIs
Date Wed, 05 Oct 2011 23:52:29 GMT

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Todd Lipcon commented on AVRO-911:

Which JDK6? :)
> remove object reuse from Java APIs
> ----------------------------------
>                 Key: AVRO-911
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/AVRO-911
>             Project: Avro
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: java
>            Reporter: Doug Cutting
>            Assignee: Doug Cutting
>             Fix For: 1.6.0
>         Attachments: perf-reuse.patch
> Avro's Java APIs were designed to permit object reuse when reading with the assumption
that would provide performance advantages.  In particular, the old parameter in DatumReader<T>.read(T
old, Decoder), the Utf8 class, and the GenericArray.peek() method were all designed for this
purpose.  But I am unable to see significant performance improvements when objects are reused.
 I tried modifying Perf.java's GenericTest to reuse records, and its StringTest to not reuse
Utf8 instances and, in both cases, performance is not substantially altered.
> If we were to remove these then issues such as AVRO-803 would disappear.  Always using
java.lang.String instead of Utf8 would remove a lot of user confusion. 

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