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From Jean-Daniel Cryans <jdcry...@apache.org>
Subject Re: early memstore flushings
Date Mon, 23 Jan 2012 23:00:14 GMT
It flushes when it reaches the memstore size, not plus the global max
memstore size.

J-D

On Mon, Jan 23, 2012 at 2:50 PM, Yves Langisch <yves@langisch.ch> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I'm currently looking through all the metrics hbase provides and I don't understand the
memstore flushing behavior I see. I thought the memstore is not flushed until it reaches the
maximum memstore size plus the flush size. In my case this would be 1.6GB+128MB. But I see
the following graph:
>
> http://dl.dropbox.com/u/395716/memstore.gif
>
> What's the reason for such early flushes?
>
> -
> Yves

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