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From Keith Turner <ke...@deenlo.com>
Subject Re: benchmarks
Date Mon, 13 Feb 2012 21:58:10 GMT
I think its a good idea, but who is going to take the time to do it?

On Mon, Feb 13, 2012 at 4:42 PM, Joey Echeverria <joey@cloudera.com> wrote:
> I think benchmarks are interesting and useful, but they're not the whole
> story. If we can collaborate with the Hypertable testing, that'd be best as
> it should avoid getting into a benchmark shoot out where each community
> feels compelled to one-up the other.
>
> -Joey
>
>
> On Mon, Feb 13, 2012 at 4:07 PM, Aaron Cordova <aaron@cordovas.org> wrote:
>>
>> so .. we all know that benchmarks can be misleading but ...
>>
>> There seems to be some excitement surrounding the recent Hypertable vs
>> Hbase benchmark, particularly because hbase (0.90) failed to complete some
>> tests, and because the tests seem to be based on those outlined in the
>> original BigTable paper.
>>
>> Hypertable has stated (on Twitter) that they're going to re-run the
>> benchmark on Hbase 0.92, and that they hope for participation from Hbase. I
>> wondered whether it would be in the Accumulo community's interest to
>> participate as well?
>>
>> I believe that because Accumulo uses native management of memory for it's
>> ingest operations that it won't have the same problem Hbase 0.90 did with
>> the tests involving lots of small (10k and 100k) inserts. We know that
>> Accumulo stands apart somewhat because of it's unique features, but
>> performance could be an important differentiator too, or at least should not
>> be a weakness ...
>>
>> Thoughts?
>>
>> Aaron
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> Joseph Echeverria
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