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From Øystein Grøvlen <Oystein.Grov...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: Not able to get in-place compression to release space to file system
Date Tue, 11 Mar 2008 08:58:54 GMT
Øystein Grøvlen wrote:
> I have been experimenting a bit with in-place compression on a large
> table, but I have not been successful in getting it to give back space
> to the file system.  I have table that I have done a lot of bulk
> changes to over time.  It is now much smaller than it was at its peak
> size, but I am not able to reduce the size of the corresponding files
> by in-place compression.  My last attempt:

I have now deleted all records in the table, but inplace compress does 
still not release any pages:

ij> select conglomeratename, isindex, numallocatedpages, numfreepages, 
pagesize, estimspacesaving from new 
org.apache.derby.diag.SpaceTable('T') t order by conglomeratename;
                                                         |0     |1 
              |419741              |4096       |1719259136
                                                         |1     |131 
              |20105               |4096       |82350080

2 rows selected


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