The pull requests proposes to remove the hardcoded values for Amazon Kinesis - MIN_RETRY_WAIT_TIME_MS, MAX_RETRIES.
This change is critical for kinesis checkpoint recovery when the kinesis backed rdd is huge.
Following happens in a typical kinesis recovery :
- kinesis throttles large number of requests while recovering
- retries in case of throttling are not able to recover due to the small wait period
- kinesis throttles per second, the wait period should be configurable for recovery
The patch picks the spark kinesis configs from: