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From Mike Drob <>
Subject Re: Cancelling queued compactions in Accumulo 1.4
Date Wed, 15 May 2013 06:53:38 GMT
Can I leave the ones that are already running and just dispose of the
queued compactions? If not, that seems like a pretty serious limitation.

On Wed, May 15, 2013 at 2:51 AM, John Vines <> wrote:

> I'm not sure if it's possible. Scheduling a compaction is an entry in the
> metadata table. But once it gets triggered, there are then compactions
> scheduled locally for the tserver. You might be able to delete the flag and
> bounce all the tservers to stop it, but I can't say for certain.
> Sent from my phone, please pardon the typos and brevity.
> On May 14, 2013 11:48 PM, "Mike Drob" <> wrote:
>> Somebody (totally not me) accidentally kicked off a full table compaction
>> using Accumulo 1.4.3.
>> There's a large number of them waiting and the queue is decreasing very
>> slowly - what are my options for improving the situation. Ideally, I would
>> be able to just cancel everything and then come back with a more precise
>> approach.
>> Thanks,
>> Mike

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