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From Gary Dusbabek <gdusba...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Multiple Data Directories
Date Thu, 25 Feb 2010 19:36:42 GMT
Cassandra always compacts to the directory with the most free space.
There is not a way to influence this.

Gary

On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 13:23, Anthony Molinaro
<anthonym@alumni.caltech.edu> wrote:
> Hi,
>
>  So is there anyway to force distribution among DataFileDirectory entries
> when you add a new one?  Looking at the nodeprobe operations it seems like
> repair which causes a major compaction might do it?  I've tried shutting a
> node down moving files around by hand and starting up, but the next
> compaction seems to move everything back to a single directory?
>
>  I do see files show up in other directories as they are flushed, but
> then they all seem to make their way back to the first directory in the
> list.
>
> Thanks,
>
> -Anthony
>
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> Anthony Molinaro                           <anthonym@alumni.caltech.edu>
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