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From Aaron Turner <>
Subject Re: any ways to have compaction use less disk space?
Date Thu, 20 Sep 2012 19:55:04 GMT
1. Use compression

2. Used Leveled Compaction

Also, 1TB/node is a lot larger then the normal recommendation...
generally speaking more in the 300-400GB range.

On Thu, Sep 20, 2012 at 8:10 PM, Hiller, Dean <> wrote:
> While diskspace is cheap, nodes are not that cheap, and usually systems have a 1T limit
on each node which means we would love to really not add more nodes until we hit 70% disk
space instead of the normal 50% that we have read about due to compaction.
> Is there any way to use less disk space during compactions?
> Is there any work being done so that compactions take less space in the future meaning
we can buy less nodes?
> Thanks,
> Dean

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