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From Keith Turner <>
Subject Re: CompactionStrategy Questions
Date Tue, 06 Sep 2016 15:36:00 GMT
On Tue, Sep 6, 2016 at 10:33 AM, Mike Miller <> wrote:
> I am writing some documentation for compaction strategies to go with the
> TwoTierCompactionStrategy I created and had a few questions...
> Any reason we have both Size and SizeLimit CompactionStrategy? As far as I
> can tell the only functional difference is SizeLimit is inclusive and Size
> is exclusive.
> What's the deal with ConfigurableCompactionStrategy? The name implies a
> simple configurable class but it has a bunch of private static Tests
> defined and options used for testing baked in.

ConfigurableCompactionStrategy is used by the shell's compact command
to support lots of options for compactions, like compact files less
than a certain size.

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