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From Fabian Hueske <fhue...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Reprocessing the data after config change
Date Wed, 01 Nov 2017 08:03:32 GMT
Hi Tomasz,

that sounds like a sound design.
You have to make sure that the output of the application is idempotent such
that the reprocessing job overrides all! output data of the earlier job.

Best, Fabian



2017-10-23 16:24 GMT+02:00 Tomasz Dobrzycki <dobrzycki.tomasz@gmail.com>:

> Hi all,
>
> I'm currently working on a system that windows and extract metrics from
> data made of browser events. This data is processed based on config loaded
> from external application.
> One of the main requirements of the system is to reprocess historical data
> (within some reason, currently I've set on 7 days due to Kinesis Streams
> retention period) after that config changes.
> My line of attack was to keep one job processing live data and start
> another one from past checkpoints that would reprocess the data until it
> catches up with the live one (still need to think what metrics should use
> to determine that - any suggestions are welcome :) ).
> Am I on the right track with this or is there a better way of approaching
> the problem?
>
> Kind Regards,
> Tomasz
>

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