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From "R. Verlangen" <ro...@us2.nl>
Subject Re: Restart cassandra every X days?
Date Wed, 25 Jan 2012 18:18:47 GMT
Ok thank you for your feedback. I'll add these tasks to our daily cassandra
maintenance cronjob. Hopefully this will keep things under controll.

2012/1/25 Karl Hiramoto <karl@hiramoto.org>

> On 01/25/12 16:09, R. Verlangen wrote:
>
>> Hi there,
>>
>> I'm currently running a 2-node cluster for some small projects that might
>> need to scale-up in the future: that's why we chose Cassandra. The actual
>> problem is that one of the node's harddrive usage keeps growing.
>>
>> For example:
>> - after a fresh restart ~ 10GB
>> - after a couple of days running ~ 60GB
>>
>> I know that Cassandra uses lots of diskspace but is this still normal?
>> I'm running cassandra 0.8.7
>>
>>
>>
> I run 9 nodes with cassandra 0.7.8   and we see this same behaviour, but
> we keep it under control by doing the sequence:
>
> nodetool repair
> nodetool compact
> nodetool cleanup
>
> According to the 1.0.x changelog IIRC this disk usage is supposed to be
> improved.
>
>
> --
> Karl
>

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