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From kurt Greaves <>
Subject Re: Question about compaction strategy changes
Date Mon, 24 Oct 2016 21:10:09 GMT
On 24 October 2016 at 18:11, Seth Edwards <> wrote:

> The other thought is that we currently have data mixed in that does not
> have a TTL and we are strongly considering putting this data in it's own
> table.

You should definitely do that. Having non-TTL'd data mixed in will result
in SSTables that don't expire because some small portion may be live data.
Plus mixed with the small number of compaction candidates, it could take a
long time for these types of SSTables to be compacted (possibly never).

Kurt Greaves

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