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From Mark Petronic <markpetro...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Replicate flow files to multiple processors
Date Sat, 14 Nov 2015 16:12:50 GMT
Thanks

On Sat, Nov 14, 2015 at 11:08 AM, Mark Payne <markap14@hotmail.com> wrote:

> Correct, the content/data itself is not copied. A replica of the FlowFile
> object is created, pointing to the same piece of content in the Content
> Repository.
>
> On Nov 14, 2015, at 11:00 AM, Mark Petronic <markpetronic@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> Mark, just wanted to clarify for my understanding. You said...
>
> "NiFi does this without copying the data or anything, simply by creating
> a new FlowFile that points to the same content on disk..."
>
> -- then you said,
>
> "So when you create two connections with the same relationship, you are
> sending a copy of the FlowFile to both connections (i.e., you are
> replicating it)."
>
> I believe it is the former - WITHOUT copying the contents of the file,
> just passes a reference to the file unless the content is mutated but
> another processor, correct?
>
>
>

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