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From Marshall Schor <...@schor.com>
Subject Re: CAS serializationWithCompression
Date Wed, 13 Jan 2016 22:27:09 GMT
Great!  Glad to see some use is being made of JSON :-). 

-Marshall

On 1/13/2016 2:05 PM, D. Heinze wrote:
> Found the problem by serializing the CAS to Json.  The CAS sofaText was
> acting like a pushdown stack and accumulating the full text of each
> successive document due to an input stream and buffer not getting properly
> closed/cleared between iterations.
>
> Thanks / Dan
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: D. Heinze [mailto:dheinze@gnoetics.com] 
> Sent: Tuesday, January 12, 2016 2:13 PM
> To: user@uima.apache.org
> Subject: RE: CAS serializationWithCompression
>
> Thanks Marshall.  Will do.  I just completed upgrading from UIMA 2.6.0 to
> 2.8.1 just to make sure there were no issues there.  Will now get back to
> the CAS serialization issue.  Yes, I've been trying to think of where there
> could be retained junk that is getting added back into the CAS with each
> iteration.
>
> -Dan
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Marshall Schor [mailto:msa@schor.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, January 12, 2016 11:56 AM
> To: user@uima.apache.org
> Subject: Re: CAS serializationWithCompression
>
> hmmm, seems like unusual behavior.
>
> It would help a lot to diagnose this if you could construct a small test
> case - one which perhaps creates a cas, fills it with a bit of data, does
> the compressed serialization, resets the cas, and loops and see if that
> produces "expanding" serializations.
>
>   -- if it does, please post the test case to a Jira and we'll diagnose /
> fix this :-)
>
>   -- if it doesn't, then you have to get closer to your actual use case and
> iterate until you see what it is that you last added that starts making it
> serialize ever-expanding instances.  That will be a big clue, I think.
>
> -Marshall
>
> On 1/12/2016 10:54 AM, D. Heinze wrote:
>> The CAS.size() starts as larger than the serializedWithCompression 
>> version, but eventually the serializedWithCompression version grows to 
>> be larger than the CAS.size().
>> The overall process is:
>> * Create a new CAS
>> * Read in an xml document and store the structure and content in the cas.
>> * Tokenize and parse the document and store that info in the cas.
>> * Run a number of lexical engines and ConceptMapper engines on the 
>> data and store that info in the cas
>> * Produce an xml document with the content of the original input 
>> document marked up with the analysis results and both write that out 
>> to a file and also store it in the cas
>> * serializeWithCompression to a FileOutputStream
>> * cas.reset()
>> * iterate on the next input document
>> All the work other than creating and cas.reset() is done using the JCas.
>> Even though the output CASes keep getting larger, they seem to 
>> deserialize just fine and are usable.
>> Thanks/Dan
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Richard Eckart de Castilho [mailto:rec@apache.org]
>> Sent: Tuesday, January 12, 2016 2:45 AM
>> To: user@uima.apache.org
>> Subject: Re: CAS serializationWithCompression
>>
>> Is the CAS.size() larger than the serialized version or smaller?
>> What are you actually doing to the CAS? Just serializing/deserializing 
>> a couple of times in a row, or do you actually add feature structures?
>> The sample code you show doesn't give any hint about where the CAS 
>> comes from and what is being done with it.
>>
>> -- Richard
>>
>>> On 12.01.2016, at 03:06, D. Heinze <dheinze@gnoetics.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> I'm having a problem with CAS serializationWithCompression.  I am 
>>> processing a few million text document on an IBM P8 with 16 physical 
>>> SMTP 8 cpus, 200GB RAM, Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS and IBM Java 1.8.
>>>
>>> I run 55 UIMA pipelines concurrently.  I'm using UIMA 2.6.0.
>>>
>>> I use serializeWithCompression to save the final state of the 
>>> processing on each document to a file for later processing.
>>>
>>> However, the size of the serialized CAS just keeps growing.  The size 
>>> of the CAS is stable, but the serialized CASes just keep getting 
>>> bigger. I even went to creating a new CAS for each process instead of 
>>> using cas.reset().  I have also tried writing the serialized CAS to a 
>>> byte array output stream first and then to a file, but it is the 
>>> serializeWithCompression that caused the size problem not writing the
>> file.
>>> Here's what the code looks like.  Flushing or not flushing does not 
>>> make a difference.  Closing or not closing the file output strem does 
>>> not make a difference (other than leaking memory).  I've also tried 
>>> doing serializeWithCompression with type filtering.  Wanted to try 
>>> using a Marker, but cannot see how to do that.  The problem exists 
>>> regardless of doing 1 or
>>> 55 pipelines concurrently.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>        File fout = new File(documentPath);
>>>
>>>        fos = new FileOutputStream(fout);
>>>
>>>        
>>> org.apache.uima.cas.impl.Serialization.serializeWithCompression(
>>> cas, fos);
>>>
>>>        fos.flush();
>>>
>>>        fos.close();
>>>
>>>        logger.info( "serializedCas size " + cas.size() + " ToFile " + 
>>> documentPath);
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Suggestions will be appreciated.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Thanks / Dan
>>>
>>>
>>>
>


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