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From Robert Coli <>
Subject Re: validation compaction
Date Mon, 13 Oct 2014 20:42:39 GMT
On Mon, Oct 13, 2014 at 1:04 PM, S C <> wrote:

> I have started repairing a 10 node cluster with one of the table having >
> 1TB of data. I notice that the validation compaction actually shows >3 TB
> in the "nodetool compactionstats" bytes total. However, I have less than
> 1TB data on the machine. If I take into consideration of 3 replicas then
> 3TB makes sense. Per my understanding, validation does only care about data
> local to the machine running validation compaction. Am I missing some thing
> here? Any help is much appreciated.

Compression is enabled by default; it's showing the uncompressed data size.
Your 1TB of data would be 3TB without compression.


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