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From Sebastian Estevez <sebastian.este...@datastax.com>
Subject Re: Too many open files Cassandra 2.1.11.872
Date Fri, 06 Nov 2015 21:01:04 GMT
You probably need to configure ulimits correctly
<http://docs.datastax.com/en/cassandra/2.0/cassandra/install/installRecommendSettings.html>
.

What does this give you?

/proc/<cassandra PID>/limits


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On Fri, Nov 6, 2015 at 1:56 PM, Branton Davis <branton.davis@spanning.com>
wrote:

> We recently went down the rabbit hole of trying to understand the output
> of lsof.  lsof -n has a lot of duplicates (files opened by multiple
> threads).  Use 'lsof -p $PID' or 'lsof -u cassandra' instead.
>
> On Fri, Nov 6, 2015 at 12:49 PM, Bryan Cheng <bryan@blockcypher.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Is your compaction progressing as expected? If not, this may cause an
>> excessive number of tiny db files. Had a node refuse to start recently
>> because of this, had to temporarily remove limits on that process.
>>
>> On Fri, Nov 6, 2015 at 10:09 AM, Jason Lewis <jlewis@packetnexus.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> I'm getting too many open files errors and I'm wondering what the
>>> cause may be.
>>>
>>> lsof -n | grep java  show 1.4M files
>>>
>>> ~90k are inodes
>>> ~70k are pipes
>>> ~500k are cassandra services in /usr
>>> ~700K are the data files.
>>>
>>> What might be causing so many files to be open?
>>>
>>> jas
>>>
>>
>>
>

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