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From Edward Capriolo <edlinuxg...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Question about storage (live vs total) for column families
Date Fri, 09 Dec 2011 15:20:17 GMT
That version of Cassandra had a bug where it was using the wrong size
especially if someone is using compressed tables.

On Fri, Dec 9, 2011 at 9:54 AM, blafrisch <michael.frisch@swype.com> wrote:

> My understanding was that total is sum of all SSTables on disc even those
> not
> being used currently and live is the sum of the SSTables on disc that are
> being used currently.
>
> Well I have a Cassandra 1.0.2 cluster in which all of the column families
> are reporting live being greater than total.  I have a 5 node cluster with
> a
> replication factor of 3.
>
> And example column family's data:
>                SSTable count: 7
>                Space used (live): 360190517439
>                Space used (total): 114886096957
>
> As you can see, live is a little over 3x that of the total.  How is that
> possible?  The actual disk space consumed reflects that of the of the
> total,
> not "live".
>
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