you can configure it as you nee
number of events 
rollover by time 
and other ways as well 


On Thu, Jan 17, 2013 at 12:17 AM, Mohit Anchlia <mohitanchlia@gmail.com> wrote:
Right. I was asking about sync to "sink". My sink is hdfs so does flume sync to hdfs on every write operation?


On Wed, Jan 16, 2013 at 10:26 AM, Brock Noland <brock@cloudera.com> wrote:
Memory Channel does not write to disk and as such never syncs to disk.
File Channel does sync to disk for each batch put on or taken off the
channel.

On Wed, Jan 16, 2013 at 10:21 AM, Mohit Anchlia <mohitanchlia@gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks! What I am really trying to understand is when does flume sync to the
> sink. I am not using batch events.
>
>
> On Wed, Jan 16, 2013 at 9:55 AM, Hari Shreedharan
> <hshreedharan@cloudera.com> wrote:
>>
>> It means that the channel can store that many events. If it is full, then
>> the put() calls (on the source side) will start throwing ChannelException.
>> The put call will block only for keep-alive number of seconds, after which
>> it will throw.
>>
>>
>> Hari
>>
>> --
>> Hari Shreedharan
>>
>> On Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 9:46 AM, Mohit Anchlia wrote:
>>
>> Could someone help me understand capacity attribute of memoryChannel? Does
>> it mean that memoryChannel flushes to sink only when this capacity is
>> reached or does it mean that it's the max events stored in memory and call
>> blocks until everything else gets freed?
>>
>>
>> http://flume.apache.org/FlumeUserGuide.html#memory-channel
>>
>>
>>
>



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