Thanks! This clarifies a few things :)

On Mon, Jun 13, 2011 at 4:09 PM, <jonathan.colby@gmail.com> wrote:
Cleanup removes any data that node is no longer responsible for, according to the node's token range. A node can have data it is no longer responsible for if you do certain maintenance operations like move or loadbalance.


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> How about cleanups? What would be the difference between cleanup and compactions?
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