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From "Jens Rantil" <jens.ran...@tink.se>
Subject Re: running out of diskspace during maintenance tasks
Date Thu, 19 Jun 2014 21:47:26 GMT
Hi Brian,


What compaction are you running? Have you tried using leveled compaction? AFAIK it should
generally require less disk space during compaction.




Cheers,

Jens
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On Wed, Jun 18, 2014 at 6:02 PM, Brian Tarbox <tarbox@cabotresearch.com>
wrote:

> I'm running on AWS m2.2xlarge instances using the ~800 gig
> ephemeral/attached disk for my data directory.  My data size per node is
> nearing 400 gig.
> Sometimes during maintenance operations (repairs mostly I think) I run out
> of disk space as my understanding is that some of these operations require
> double the space of one's data.
> Since I can't change the size of attached storage for my instance type my
> question is can I somehow get these maintenance operations to use other
> volumes?
> Failing that, what are my options?  Thanks.
> Brian Tarbox
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