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From Branton Davis <branton.da...@spanning.com>
Subject Re: Sudden disk usage
Date Wed, 17 Feb 2016 17:10:02 GMT
Yep, nodes were added one at a time and I ran clearsnapshots (there weren't
any).  The way I finally got past this was adding a second volume via
data_file_directories (JBOD).

On Tue, Feb 16, 2016 at 12:57 PM, Robert Coli <rcoli@eventbrite.com> wrote:

> On Sat, Feb 13, 2016 at 4:30 PM, Branton Davis <branton.davis@spanning.com
> > wrote:
>
>> We use SizeTieredCompaction.  The nodes were about 67% full and we were
>> planning on adding new nodes (doubling the cluster to 6) soon.
>>
>
> Be sure to add those new nodes one at a time.
>
> Have you checked for, and cleared, old snapshots? Snapshots are
> automatically taken at various times and have the unusual property of
> growing larger over time. This is because they are hard links of data files
> and do not take up disk space of their own until the files they link to are
> compacted into new files.
>
> =Rob
>
>

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