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From A J <s5a...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: 2x storage
Date Fri, 25 Feb 2011 19:01:47 GMT
Thanks. What happens when my compaction fails for space reasons ?
Is no compaction possible till I add more space ?
I would assume writes are not impacted though the latency of reads
would increase, right ?

Also though writes are not seek-intensive, compactions are seek-intensive, no ?

On Fri, Feb 25, 2011 at 1:44 PM, Tyler Hobbs <tyler@datastax.com> wrote:
> Ok, we are both correct here:
>
> Generally, a minor compaction takes less space than a major, but
> occasionally it does not.
>
> --
> Tyler Hobbs
> Software Engineer, DataStax
> Maintainer of the pycassa Cassandra Python client library
>
>

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