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From Terje Marthinussen <tmarthinus...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Compression in Cassandra
Date Thu, 20 Jan 2011 14:32:46 GMT
Perfectly normal with 3-7x increase in data size depending on you data schema.

Regards,
Terje

On 20 Jan 2011, at 23:17, "akshatbakliwal@gmail.com" <akshatbakliwal@gmail.com> wrote:

> I just did a du -h DataDump which showed 40G
> and du -h CassandraDataDump which showed 170G
> 
> am i doing something wrong.
> have you observed some compression in it.
> 
> On Thu, Jan 20, 2011 at 6:57 PM, Javier Canillas <javier.canillas@gmail.com> wrote:
> How do you calculate your 40g data? When you insert it into Cassandra, you need to convert
the data into a Byte[], maybe your problem is there.
> 
> 
> On Thu, Jan 20, 2011 at 10:02 AM, akshatbakliwal@gmail.com <akshatbakliwal@gmail.com>
wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> I am experiencing a unique situation. I loaded some data onto Cassandra.
> my data was about 40 GB but when loaded to Cassandra the data directory size is almost
170GB.
> 
> This means the **data got inflated**.
> 
> Is it the case just with me or some else is also facing the inflation or its the general
behavior of Cassandra.
> 
> I am using Cassandra 0.6.8. on Ubuntu 10.10
> 
> -- 
> Akshat Bakliwal
> Search Information and Extraction Lab
> IIIT-Hyderabad 
> 09963885762
> WebPage
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> Akshat Bakliwal
> Search Information and Extraction Lab
> IIIT-Hyderabad 
> 09963885762
> WebPage
> 

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