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From Jean-Daniel Cryans <jdcry...@apache.org>
Subject Re: reason to do major compaction after split
Date Thu, 07 Mar 2013 18:54:43 GMT
Clean the parent would be another one.


On Thu, Mar 7, 2013 at 10:50 AM, Sergey Shelukhin
<sergey@hortonworks.com> wrote:
> Hi.
> Is there a reason to do major compaction after split, instead of allowing
> the reference files to go away gradually as the normal compactions happen?
> I could think up two reasons - region with reference files currently cannot
> be split again (not clear why not though, could just create more
> references); and avoiding load on the same datanodes from both new regions.
> Are there some other reasons?

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