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From Robert Coli <>
Subject Re: Minor Compactions Not Triggered
Date Mon, 01 Jun 2015 17:26:19 GMT
On Sun, May 31, 2015 at 11:37 AM, Anuj Wadehra <>

> 2. We thought that CQL compaction subproperty of *tombstone_threshold*
> will help us after major compactions. This property will ensure that even
> if we have one huge sstable, once tombstone threshold of 20% has reached,
> sstables will be compacted and tombstones will be dropped after
> gc_grace_periods (even if there no similar sized sstables as need by STCS).
> But in our initial testing, single huge sstable is not getting compacted
> even if we drop all rows in it and gc_grace_period has passed.  *Why
> tombstone_threshold is behaving like that?*
> ?


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