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From jbel...@apache.org
Subject svn commit: r1162267 - /cassandra/trunk/NEWS.txt
Date Fri, 26 Aug 2011 21:31:37 GMT
Author: jbellis
Date: Fri Aug 26 21:31:37 2011
New Revision: 1162267

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=1162267&view=rev
Log:
update NEWS

Modified:
    cassandra/trunk/NEWS.txt

Modified: cassandra/trunk/NEWS.txt
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/cassandra/trunk/NEWS.txt?rev=1162267&r1=1162266&r2=1162267&view=diff
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--- cassandra/trunk/NEWS.txt (original)
+++ cassandra/trunk/NEWS.txt Fri Aug 26 21:31:37 2011
@@ -11,8 +11,10 @@ Features
     - "cassandra.bat install" will install Cassandra as a Windows Service
     - SSTable compression can be enabled by setting options ???
     - Compressed SSTable blocks are checksummed to protect against bitrot
-    - New LevelDB-inspired compaction algorithm can be enabled by setting
-      option ???
+    - New LevelDB-inspired compaction algorithm can be enabled by setting the 
+      Columnfamily compaction_strategy=LeveledCompactionStrategy option.  
+      Leveled compaction means you only need to keep a few MB of space free for 
+      compaction instead of (in the worst case) 50%.
     - Windows Service ("cassandra.bat install" to enable)
 
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