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From Jonathan Ellis <>
Subject Re: Mitigating CASSANDRA-2059 -- leftover files
Date Thu, 03 Feb 2011 16:05:47 GMT
On Thu, Feb 3, 2011 at 7:45 AM, Omer van der Horst Jansen
<> wrote:
> In the meantime, is it safe to manually delete stale files while
> Cassandra is running?  And how do I determine when a set of files is
> stale?
> I'd assume that a given set of files is deletable if there is no
> -Data.db file and the -Compacted file has zero length.

Yes, that should work.

Also, restarting a node will clean them out.

Jonathan Ellis
Project Chair, Apache Cassandra
co-founder of DataStax, the source for professional Cassandra support

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