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From Richard Salz <>
Subject Re: Large File Transfer
Date Mon, 19 Dec 2011 17:49:00 GMT
> Yes, everyone just seems to transfer in chunks.

Just to add info, that's because the current thrift implementation needs 
to buffer the entire content in memory.  So a "large file" would consume a 
"large" amount of memory in your process.  Even worse, a single block of 
contiguous memory, most likely.


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