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From Peter Schuller <peter.schul...@infidyne.com>
Subject Re: Reclaim deleted rows space
Date Mon, 03 Jan 2011 17:55:27 GMT
> Major compaction does it, but only if GCGraceSeconds has elapsed. See:
>
>   http://spyced.blogspot.com/2010/02/distributed-deletes-in-cassandra.html

But to be clear, under the assumption that your data is a lot smaller
than the tombstones, a major compaction will definitely reclaim space
even if GCGraceSeconds has not elapsed. So actually my original
response is a bit misleading.

-- 
/ Peter Schuller

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