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Re: How to use RocksDBStateBackend predefined options


Hi,

Ufuk is right, for historical reasons there is currently only the programatic way but I think nothing speaks fundamentally against offering configuration via config in the future (maybe just a lot of config keys must be introduced to cover all options).

Best,
Stefan

> On 9. Nov 2018, at 22:52, Ufuk Celebi <uce@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> Hey Thomas,
> 
> On Fri, Nov 9, 2018 at 6:07 PM Thomas Weise <thw@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Is there a way to activate the predefined options via configuration / flink-
>> conf.yaml? Or only programmatically, like in [4]? The difficulty with the
>> programmatic route (assuming this works now), is that in my case the client
>> is Beam and I'm not writing the code that submits the job.
> 
> AFAIK no. You can only do it programmatically at the moment [1].
> Having the option to configure all settings through the configuration
> file seems to be a valid feature request to me.
> 
> @Stefan Richter (cc'd): Are there any reasons that speak against
> exposing these options via the configuration file in your opinion?
> 
> Best,
> 
> Ufuk
> 
> [1] Looking at the code in [2] and [3], the only options that are
> exposed via the configuration file are local directories and the timer
> service factory.
> [2] https://github.com/apache/flink/blob/master/flink-state-backends/flink-statebackend-rocksdb/src/main/java/org/apache/flink/contrib/streaming/state/RocksDBOptions.java
> [3] https://github.com/apache/flink/blob/master/flink-state-backends/flink-statebackend-rocksdb/src/main/java/org/apache/flink/contrib/streaming/state/RocksDBStateBackend.java