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From Jahangir Mohammed <md.jahangi...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Causes of a High Memtable Live Ratio
Date Sun, 20 Nov 2011 21:46:27 GMT
Memtable live ratio is fixed between 0 and 64. It's reset to 64 once live
ratio reports a higher value. It's between 0 and 64 for health of the node.
On Nov 19, 2011 6:10 PM, "Caleb Rackliffe" <caleb@steelhouse.com> wrote:

> Hi All,
>
> From what I've read in the source, a Memtable's "live ratio" is the ratio
> of Memtable usage to the current write throughput.  If this is too high, I
> imagine the system could be in a possibly unsafe state, as the comment in
> Memtable.java indicates.
>
> Today, while bulk loading some data, I got the following message:
>
> WARN [pool-1-thread-1] 2011-11-18 21:08:57,331 Memtable.java (line 172)
> setting live ratio to maximum of 64 instead of 78.87903667214012
>
> Should I be worried?  If so, does anybody have any suggestions for how to
> address it?
>
> Thanks :)
>
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> Caleb Rackliffe | Software Developer
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