Splunk Search

max_memtable_bytes and Performance?

trevorsplunky
Engager

From a performance perspective, am I better to increase mem_table_bytes in limits.conf to encompass my (very large) lookups files, or am I better to simply have them be indexed, and lower mem_table_bytes?

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mcronkrite
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

from a search performance perspective you would want to raise the max_memtable_bytes to encompass your large lookups, but realize that your RAM memory will start to swap if you start utilizing memory system wide too much.

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