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From Kiru Pakkirisamy <kirupakkiris...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: experiencing high latency for few reads in HBase
Date Wed, 28 Aug 2013 23:01:41 GMT
Saurabh, we are able to 600K rowxcolumns in 400 msec. We have put what was a 40million row
table as 400K rows and columns. We Get about 100 of the rows from this 400K , do quite a bit
of calculations in the coprocessor (almost a group-order by) and return in this time.
Maybe should consider replacing the MultiGets with Scan with Filter. I like the FuzzyRowFilter
even though you might need to match with exact key. It works only with fixed length key.
(I do have an issue right now, it is not scaling to multiple clients.)
- kiru

Kiru Pakkirisamy | webcloudtech.wordpress.com

 From: Saurabh Yahoo <saurabh_ag@yahoo.com>
To: "user@hbase.apache.org" <user@hbase.apache.org> 
Cc: "user@hbase.apache.org" <user@hbase.apache.org> 
Sent: Wednesday, August 28, 2013 3:20 PM
Subject: Re: experiencing high latency for few reads in HBase 

Thanks Kitu. We need less than 1 sec latency.  

We are using both muliGet and get. 

We have three concurrent clients running 10 threads each. ( that makes total 30 concurrent


On Aug 28, 2013, at 4:30 PM, Kiru Pakkirisamy <kirupakkirisamy@yahoo.com> wrote:

> Right 4 sec is good.  
> @Saurabh - so your read is - getting 20 out of 25 millions rows ?. Is this a Get or a
Scan ?
> BTW, in this stress test how many concurrent clients do you have ? 
> Regards,
> - kiru
> ________________________________
> From: Vladimir Rodionov <vrodionov@carrieriq.com>
> To: "user@hbase.apache.org" <user@hbase.apache.org> 
> Sent: Wednesday, August 28, 2013 12:15 PM
> Subject: RE: experiencing high latency for few reads in HBase 
> 1. 4 sec max latency is not that bad taking into account 12GB heap.  It can be much
larger. What is your SLA?
> 2. Block evictions is the result of a poor cache hit rate and the root cause of a periodic
stop-the-world GC pauses (max latencies
>     latencies you have been observing in the test)
> 3. Block cache consists of 3 parts (25% young generation, 50% - tenured, 25% - permanent).
Permanent part is for CF with
> IN_MEMORY = true (you can specify this when you create CF).  Block first stored in 'young
gen' space, then gets promoted to 'tenured gen' space
> (or gets evicted). May be your 'perm gen' space is underutilized? This is exact 25% of
4GB (1GB). Although HBase LruBlockCache should use all the space allocated for block cache
> there is no guarantee (as usual). If you don have in_memory column families you may decrease
> Best regards,
> Vladimir Rodionov
> Principal Platform Engineer
> Carrier IQ, www.carrieriq.com
> e-mail: vrodionov@carrieriq.com
> ________________________________________
> From: Saurabh Yahoo [saurabh_ag@yahoo.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, August 28, 2013 5:10 AM
> To: user@hbase.apache.org
> Subject: experiencing high latency for few reads in HBase
> Hi,
> We are running a stress test in our 5 node cluster and we are getting the expected mean
latency of 10ms. But we are seeing around 20 reads out of 25 million reads having latency
more than 4 seconds. Can anyone provide the insight what we can do to meet below second SLA
for each and every read?
> We observe the following things -
> 1. Reads are evenly distributed among 5 nodes.  CPUs remain under 5% utilized.
> 2. We have 4gb block cache (30% block cache out of 12gb) setup. 3gb block cache got filled
up but around 1gb remained free. There are a large number of cache eviction.
> Questions to experts -
> 1. If there are still 1gb of free block cache available, why is hbase evicting the block
from cache?
> 4. We are seeing memory went up to 10gb three times before dropping sharply to 5gb.
> Any help is highly appreciable,
> Thanks,
> Saurabh.
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