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From Jean-Daniel Cryans <jdcry...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Enabling compression
Date Tue, 24 Jul 2012 20:37:54 GMT
On Tue, Jul 24, 2012 at 1:34 PM, Jean-Marc Spaggiari
<jean-marc@spaggiari.org> wrote:
> Also, if I understand it correctly, this will enable the compression
> for the new put but will not compresse the actual cells already stored
> right? For that, we need to run a major compaction of the table which
> will rewrite all the cells and so compact them?

Yeah, although you may not want to recompact everything all at once in
a live system. You can just let it happen naturally through cycles of
flushes and compactions, it's all fine.

J-D

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