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From Andrew Purtell <apurt...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: Questions on client API
Date Mon, 13 Oct 2008 16:54:26 GMT
Hello Michael,

Your understanding regarding connection pooling is correct.

Looking at the code, I see that some methods of 
HBaseConfiguration and HTable are not fully reentrant, so I
would not share them across multiple threads, or at least I
would explicitly synchronize access to them.

    - Andy

> From: Michael Dagaev <michael.dagaev@gmail.com>
> Subject: Questions on client API
> To: hbase-user@hadoop.apache.org
> Date: Monday, October 13, 2008, 2:54 AM
> Hi All
>     As I understand, the HTable class uses
> HConnectionManager class, which holds connections to the
> master and region servers. The connections are pooled as
> entries in a thread-safe static table (map). Thus, a
> client application should not care about connection
> pooling. Is it correct?
>    May several threads share the same instance of
> HbaseConfiguration ? HTable?
> Thank you for your cooperation,
> M.


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