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From "Haohui Mai (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (HDFS-6982) nntop: top­-like tool for name node users
Date Mon, 08 Sep 2014 22:13:29 GMT

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Haohui Mai commented on HDFS-6982:
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bq. ... the attached patch was for the first architecture ...

Which architecture did you guys run in production? I wonder, do you plan to support both architecture
at the same time? It looks to me that the code can be simplified if only one architecture
needs to be supported.

If you only aim for the first architecture that's totally fine too, but I prefer to somehow
pushing the concept of rolling window to the hadoop metric system.

> nntop: top­-like tool for name node users
> -----------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: HDFS-6982
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HDFS-6982
>             Project: Hadoop HDFS
>          Issue Type: New Feature
>            Reporter: Maysam Yabandeh
>            Assignee: Maysam Yabandeh
>         Attachments: HDFS-6982.patch, HDFS-6982.v2.patch, nntop-design-v1.pdf
>
>
> In this jira we motivate the need for nntop, a tool that, similarly to what top does
in Linux, gives the list of top users of the HDFS name node and gives insight about which
users are sending majority of each traffic type to the name node. This information turns out
to be the most critical when the name node is under pressure and the HDFS admin needs to know
which user is hammering the name node and with what kind of requests. Here we present the
design of nntop which has been in production at Twitter in the past 10 months. nntop proved
to have low cpu overhead (< 2% in a cluster of 4K nodes), low memory footprint (less than
a few MB), and quite efficient for the write path (only two hash lookup for updating a metric).



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