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From Yan Chunlu <>
Subject Re: node repair eat up all disk io and slow down entire cluster(3 nodes)
Date Wed, 20 Jul 2011 11:46:54 GMT
just found this:

but seems only available to 0.8 and people submitted a patch for 0.6, I am
using 0.7.4, do I need to dig into the code and make my own patch?

does add compaction throttle solve the io problem?  thanks!

On Wed, Jul 20, 2011 at 4:44 PM, Yan Chunlu <> wrote:

> at the beginning of using cassandra, I have no idea that I should run "node
> repair" frequently, so basically, I have 3 nodes with RF=3 and have not run
> node repair for months, the data size is 20G.
> the problem is when I start running node repair now, it eat up all disk io
> and the server load became 20+ and increasing, the worst thing is, the
> entire cluster has slowed down and can not handle request. so I have to stop
> it immediately because it make my web service unavailable.
> the server has Intel Xeon-Lynnfield 3470-Quadcore [2.93GHz] and 8G memory,
> with Western Digital WD RE3 WD1002FBYS SATA disk.
> I really have no idea what to do now, as currently I have already found
> some data loss, any suggestions would be appreciated.


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