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From Sebastian Estevez <>
Subject Re: Normal to have an 8g commit log?
Date Fri, 22 May 2015 13:38:43 GMT
Yes. 2.1 commitlogs are 8gb. 2.0 were 1gb. you can configure this in the

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On Fri, May 22, 2015 at 6:51 AM, Ali Akhtar <> wrote:

> I have a single node c* server (used for dev). I've been playing around
> with it, inserting / removing several million rows. At the moment, all
> tables have been dropped / truncated, and the data directory itself is
> showing about 45mb used (most of it is probably in the OpsCenter tables
> rather than mine).
> However, the commitlog directory shows a size of 8.1g. Is that really
> normal? If this keeps up, I may run out of disk space due to the size of
> the commit log rather than because of data.
> I have run nodetool compact, but it didnt bring down the size.

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