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From Henrik Schröder <skro...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Huge amount of empty files in data directory.
Date Thu, 01 Mar 2012 12:52:42 GMT
Great, thanks!


/Henrik

On Thu, Mar 1, 2012 at 13:08, Sylvain Lebresne <sylvain@datastax.com> wrote:

> It's a bug, namely: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CASSANDRA-3616
> You'd want to upgrade.
>
> --
> Sylvain
>
> On Thu, Mar 1, 2012 at 1:01 PM, Henrik Schröder <skrolle@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > We're running Cassandra 1.0.6 on Windows, and noticed that the amount of
> > files in the datadirectory just keeps growing. We have about 60GB of data
> > per node, we do a major compaction about once a week, but after
> compaction
> > there's a lot of 0-byte temp files and old files that are kept for some
> > reason. After 50 days of uptime there was around 50000 files in each
> > datadirectory, but when we restarted a server it deleted all the
> unnecessary
> > files and it shrunk down to about 200 files.
> >
> > We're running without compression, and with the regular compaction
> strategy,
> > not leveldb. I don't remember seeing this behaviour in older versions of
> > Cassandra, shouldn't it delete temp files while running? Is it possible
> to
> > force it to delete temp files while running? Is this fixed in a later
> > version? Or do we have to periodically restart servers to clean up the
> > datadirectories?
> >
> >
> > /Henrik Schröder
>

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