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From Giuseppe Reina <g.re...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Is it safe to delete oldWAL files?
Date Mon, 14 Jul 2014 18:37:19 GMT
Yes that's why I did not do it manually and I was looking for a command


On Mon, Jul 14, 2014 at 6:10 PM, Jeremy Carroll <phobos182@gmail.com> wrote:

> FWIW: I would never directly delete files from the hbase.rootdir. Past
> experience has told me that if files are not being cleaned up, then there
> is either a bug, or a valid reason for keeping the files. I would dig into
> why the logcleaner is not removing the files. Could be things like
> replication between two clusters not working. I believe the default
> (depending on version) is to have the master logcleaner wake up every 10
> minutes. You should be able to set debug logging, and figure out why the
> logs are not being expunged.
>
>
> On Mon, Jul 14, 2014 at 10:03 AM, Ted Yu <yuzhihong@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > What are the values for the following config in your cluster ?
> > hbase.master.logcleaner.plugins
> > hbase.master.logcleaner.ttl
> >
> > BTW in 0.98, -ROOT- is gone.
> >
> > Cheers
> >
> >
> > On Mon, Jul 14, 2014 at 9:43 AM, Giuseppe Reina <g.reina@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > > Hi all,
> > >    after running a write intensive workload on HBase (0.98) I exhausted
> > the
> > > HDFS space. I realized that most of the HDFS space was occupied by
> files
> > in
> > > the path /apps/hbase/data/oldWALs/
> > > Apparently either the old log files were not cleaned quickly enough or
> > they
> > > were not cleaned at all.  I'm wondering if I can safely delete those
> > files
> > > and if I can how can I do it? Manually or is there an "hbase" command?
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Also as an unrelated question, where are stored the -ROOT- and -META-
> > > information in zookeeper?
> > >
> > >
> > > Kind Regards
> > >
> >
>

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