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From Roshan Naik <ros...@hortonworks.com>
Subject Re: Performance on Widows vs *NIX
Date Fri, 01 Aug 2014 23:50:04 GMT
Is that a custom Flume build or from some distro ? Hard to say without
additional info. anything interesting in  the logs when it crashes ?

On Tue, Jul 29, 2014 at 10:15 AM, Christopher Shannon <cshannon108@gmail.com
> wrote:

> For development and testing, I sometimes have to run multiple agents on
> the same server / workstation. Recently I had to load test a second agent
> in a Windows environment with a near identical configuration (except for
> paths and more memory allocated to the JVM), but the agent in the second
> JVM soon ground to a halt whereas the first JVM with less memory worked
> without slowdown.
> The total physicsl memory on the machine is 32 gb, and the total physical
> RAM used never exceds 14GB. Disk space is plentiful. Agent A (started
> first) has a max JVM heap space of 4 gb, the second JVM (Agent B) has 8 gb
> allocated. Both use a spooling file source, a memory channel, and an Avro
> sink.
> Yet agent B is the one that slows down and evetually hangs. I have stood
> up multiple Flume agents on Linux without this problem.
> What could account for the degrading performance in a Windows environment
> for the second agent but not the first?
> All the best, Chris
> p.s. The agent version is 1.3.0, and I can't change it for contractual
> reasons.

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