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From Adam Kocoloski <>
Subject Re: view compaction gives me a factor of 10 reduction in storage space required
Date Wed, 25 Nov 2009 20:52:47 GMT
On Nov 25, 2009, at 3:24 PM, James Marca wrote:

> Hi All,
> As a follow-up to a question I asked earlier about view cleanup,  the
> reply included a note that there was a view compaction api call.
> I tried it and it worked really well for me.  I saw a factor of 10
> reduction in the storage space:

Yep, sounds about right to me.  Access times should improve after compaction, too, because
there are fewer irrelevant parts of the view file, and thus the kernel does a more efficient
job of caching it.  Best,


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