Author Archives: Mike Percy

About Mike Percy

Mike Percy is a software engineer at Cloudera and is a committer and PMC member on the Apache Flume project.

How-to: Do Apache Flume Performance Tuning (Part 1)

Categories: CDH Flume General How-to

The post below was originally published via and is republished below for your reading pleasure.

This is Part 1 in a series of articles about tuning the performance of Apache Flume, a distributed, reliable, and available service for efficiently collecting, aggregating, and moving large amounts of event data.

To kick off this series, I’d like to start off discussing some important Flume concepts that come into play when tuning your Flume flows for maximum performance: the channel and the transaction batch size.

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