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From Josh Elser <>
Subject Re: Table entry count confusion
Date Wed, 02 Oct 2013 20:19:58 GMT
Yup, compaction will flush out those deletes/duplicate keys that you
may have lingering in that table and should give you an accurate
entries count on the monitor.

On Wed, Oct 2, 2013 at 4:15 PM, Mastergeek <> wrote:
> I have an interesting dilemma wherein my Accumulo cluster overview says that
> I have over 1.4 billion entries within the table and yet when I run scan
> where I keep track of unique row ids, I get back a number that is
> drastically less than (a little over 30 million) what the table claims to
> have. I read the legend and it says, "Entries: Key/value pairs over each
> instance, table or tablet." I was under the impression that Accumulo tables
> did away with duplicate rows and hence my curiosity as to why there is
> apparently 45 times more entries then there should be. Do I need to perform
> a compaction or some other action to rid my cluster of what I believe to be
> duplicate entries?
> Thanks,
> Jeff
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