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From Robert Coli <rc...@eventbrite.com>
Subject Re: Tweaking SizeTieredCompactionStrategy for heavy writes (47K files created)
Date Tue, 17 Jun 2014 18:19:01 GMT
On Tue, Jun 17, 2014 at 11:14 AM, Redmumba <redmumba@gmail.com> wrote:

> I have a very write heavy workload, and noticed that the default settings
> for min_ and max_compaction_threshold resulted in around 47k files in my
> table directory.  In general, files were fairly small (ranging in the
> single digits of megabytes to gigabytes).
>

I think you're confused as to what those thresholds mean and do.

If you have spare io, set the compaction throughput throttle to 0.

=Rob

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