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From Bryan Cheng <br...@blockcypher.com>
Subject Re: Too many open files Cassandra 2.1.11.872
Date Fri, 06 Nov 2015 18:49:25 GMT
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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