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From Jean-Marc Spaggiari <jean-m...@spaggiari.org>
Subject Re: GET performance degrades over time
Date Thu, 16 May 2013 18:51:52 GMT
Michael is correct.

More information available about swap value on wikipedia:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swappiness

2013/5/16 Michael Segel <michael_segel@hotmail.com>

> Going from memory, the swap value setting to 0 is a suggestion. You may
> still actually swap, but I think its a 'last resort' type of thing.
>
> When you look at top, at the top of the page, how much swap do you see?
>
>
> On May 16, 2013, at 1:43 PM, Viral Bajaria <viral.bajaria@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> >> Have you checked your HBase environment? I think it perhaps come from:
> >> 1) System uses more swap frequently when your continue to execute Gets
> >> operation?
> >>
> >
> > I have set swap to 0. AFAIK, that's a recommended practice. Let me know
> if
> > that should not be followed for nodes running HBase.
> >
> >
> >> 2) check the setting "hfile.block.cache.size" in your hbase-site.xml.
> >>
> >
> > It's the default i.e. 0.25
>
>

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