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From Mike Drob <mad...@cloudera.com>
Subject Re: Accumulo GC and Hadoop trash settings
Date Mon, 17 Aug 2015 20:08:36 GMT
If something goes wrong (i.e. somebody accidentally issues a big delete),
then having the Trash around makes recovery plausible.

On Mon, Aug 17, 2015 at 2:57 PM, James Hughes <jnh5y@virginia.edu> wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> From reading about the Accumulo GC, it sounds like temporary files are
> routinely deleted during GC cycles.  In a small testing environment, I've
> the HDFS Accumulo user's .Trash folder have 10s of gigabytes of data.
>
> Is there any reason that the default value for gc.trash.ignore is false?
> Is there any downside to deleting GC'ed files completely?
>
> Thanks in advance,
>
> Jim
>
> http://accumulo.apache.org/1.6/accumulo_user_manual.html#_gc_trash_ignore
>

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