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From A J <s5a...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: 2x storage
Date Fri, 25 Feb 2011 22:41:24 GMT
Another related question:
Can the minor compactions across nodes be staggered so that I can
control how many nodes are compacting at any given point ?

On Fri, Feb 25, 2011 at 2:01 PM, A J <s5alye@gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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