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From "Hari Shreedharan" <hshreedha...@cloudera.com>
Subject Re: Non blocking IO using Flume client
Date Thu, 29 Jan 2015 00:59:19 GMT
Currently, there is no non-blocking Flume client. You can use the standard threads-futures
combination to achieve a similar effect.

Thanks, Hari

On Wed, Jan 28, 2015 at 8:40 AM, Loic Descotte <loic.descotte@gmail.com>

> Hi all,
> I'm using Flume and I'd like to send messages in an asynchronous way, 
> without consuming (or blocking) too many threads.
> Is there a way to call Flume in a non blocking IO way, with Thrift or 
> with Avro client?
> Looking at this class (on the old Cloudera repository) it seems 
> possible, but the "nonBlocking" flag is set to false by default :
> https://github.com/cloudera/flume/blob/master/flume-core/src/main/java/com/cloudera/flume/handlers/thrift/ThriftEventSink.java
> Do you know how to achieve this?
> Thanks, best regards
> Loïc
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