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From "Jens Rantil" <jens.ran...@tink.se>
Subject Re: can I kill very old data files in my data folder (I know that sounds crazy but....)
Date Thu, 19 Jun 2014 21:55:43 GMT
...and temporarily adding more nodes and rebalancing is not an option?—
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On Wed, Jun 18, 2014 at 9:39 PM, Brian Tarbox <tarbox@cabotresearch.com>
wrote:

> I don't think I have the space to run a major compaction right now (I'm
> above 50% disk space used already) and compaction can take extra space I
> think?
> On Wed, Jun 18, 2014 at 3:24 PM, Robert Coli <rcoli@eventbrite.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Jun 18, 2014 at 12:05 PM, Brian Tarbox <tarbox@cabotresearch.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Thank you!   We are not using TTL, we're manually deleting data more than
>>> 5 days old for this CF.  We're running 1.2.13 and are using size tiered
>>> compaction (this cf is append-only i.e.zero updates).
>>>
>>> Sounds like we can get away with doing a (stop, delete old-data-file,
>>> restart) process on a rolling basis if I understand you.
>>>
>>
>> Sure, though in your case (because you're using STS and can) I'd probably
>> just run a major compaction.
>>
>> =Rob
>>
>>
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