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From Philippe <>
Subject Re: Cassandra Node Requirements
Date Fri, 26 Aug 2011 13:06:33 GMT
> Sort of.  There's some fine print, such as the 50% number is only if
> you're manually forcing major compactions, which is not recommended,
> but a bigger thing to know is that 1.0 will introduce "leveled
> compaction" [1] inspired by leveldb.  The free space requirement will
> then be a small number of megabytes.
> [1]

And in the mean time, plan for more storage as I and others have reported in
other threads that repairs have caused disks to fill up (in my case, I think
it's because I had multiple repairs running at the same time).

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