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From Stack <st...@duboce.net>
Subject Re: Hbase- Hadoop DFS size not decreased even after deleting a column family
Date Tue, 07 Aug 2012 16:21:55 GMT
On Tue, Aug 7, 2012 at 9:59 AM, prem yadav <ipremyadav@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Stack,
> yes . I can still see the column family.
>
> we ran the following command too:
>
> fs -dus /hbase/<table name>/<region hash>/<cf that was deleted> and
it
> returned a large value which means that the space has not been reclaimed.
> The hbase version we are running is 0.94.1.
>
> is there  a manual way to force reclaim the space?
>

You could delete the column family from hdfs under each region.
Anything in the logs around the remove of the column family?  Maybe we
just don't do the delete cleanup in hdfs when we drop a cf (I've not
checked)?

St.Ack

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