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From Sharninder <sharnin...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: A question regarding memory vs file channel in flume
Date Wed, 29 Jul 2015 13:57:03 GMT

> On 29-Jul-2015, at 1:56 pm, Rani Yaroshinski <rani.yaroshinski@gmail.com> wrote:
> Are there any benchmarks for file vs memory channels ?
> Anyway I can evaluate the memory consumption of each, the I/O needs 
> the throughput rate of each.

I doubt there are any benchmarks that'll be generic enough. The file channel is durable but
depends on a lot of things including the kind of disks etc. The type of messages being sent
might affect the throughput too. In short you'll have to test for your use case and your hardware.

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