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From Josh Elser <els...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Performance: HBase Native Java Client versus Thrift Java client
Date Mon, 30 Jan 2017 19:57:47 GMT
Would recommend that you brush up on your understanding of the HBase 

Clients do not receive table data from the HBase Master at any point. 
This is purely a RegionServer operation.


jeff saremi wrote:
> I'd like to understand if there are any considerations on why one would use thrift versus
the direct client?
> I was told that Thrift server allow key-caching which would result in faster key-to-regionserver
queries as opposed to getting that from the Hbase master nodes. It would also alleviate the
load on the master.
> At the same time, we know if going through Thrift would add to the latency since it's
an indirect way of getting at data.
> thanks
> Jeff

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