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From Manu Zhang <>
Subject Re:
Date Wed, 26 Sep 2012 01:44:42 GMT
I wonder now if "get_range_slices" call will ever look for data in row
cache. I don't see it in the codebase. Only the "get" call will check row

On Wed, Sep 26, 2012 at 12:11 AM, Charles Brophy <> wrote:

> There are settings in cassandra.yaml that will _gradually_ reduce the
> available cache to zero if you are under constant memory pressure:
>  # Set to 1.0 to disable.  <snip>
> reduce_cache_sizes_at: *
> reduce_cache_capacity_to: *
> My experience is that the cache size will not return to the configured
> size until a service restart if you leave this enabled.  The text of this
> setting is not explicit about the long-term cache shrinkage, so it's easy
> to think that it will restore the cache to its configured size after the
> pressures have subsided. It won't.
> Charles
> On Tue, Sep 25, 2012 at 8:14 AM, Manu Zhang <>wrote:
>> I've enabled row cache and set its capacity to 10MB but when I check its
>> size in jconsole it's always 0. Isn't it that a row will be written to row
>> cache if it isn't there when I read the row? I've bulk loaded the data into
>> disk so row cache is crucial to the performance.

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