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From Ariel Rabkin <>
Subject Re: 60 second timeout for FileAdaptor
Date Mon, 24 May 2010 18:44:51 GMT
You can tune it down, absolutely.  If you go the make-it-a-parameter
route, can you file a patch on JIRA?


On Mon, May 24, 2010 at 10:11 AM, Kirk True <> wrote:
> Hi all,
> The system that I'm working on uses Chukwa to submit small files to a
> web-based API which are then sent to an adapter (FileAdaptor) to push into
> the Chukwa system. From looking at the logs/code, the FileAdaptor waits for
> inactivity on the file for 60 seconds before forwarding it to the collector.
> Since my files are small and write-only, it seems like 60 seconds is
> overkill.
> It doesn't appear to be too hard to make that 60 seconds a parameter (it's
> presently hard-coded in FileAdaptor).
> Can someone let me know if there are some less-than-obvious implications of
> making that value a parameter and setting it to something like 5 seconds?
> Thanks,
> Kirk

Ari Rabkin
UC Berkeley Computer Science Department

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