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From Juhani Connolly <juhani_conno...@cyberagent.co.jp>
Subject Re: Is Flume sink multithreaded
Date Fri, 03 Aug 2012 06:40:29 GMT
A sink runner and the sink are build from the configuration and started 
by the lifecycle manager. The runner then regularly calls process on the 

Sinks and sources are not required to be multithreaded, as they are 
normally exclusively accessed by their runners. The exception to this is 
the lifecycle manager which may call start/stop pretty much whenever.

On 08/03/2012 04:24 AM, Mohit Anchlia wrote:
> Trying to understand how flume sink invocation works. I see 
> HBaseSink.java has start and stop, is this object created once or is 
> this object created for every event call to sink?
> Also, who calls start,process and stop?

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