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From Robert Coli <>
Subject Re: Heap is not released and streaming hangs at 0%
Date Tue, 18 Jun 2013 17:13:31 GMT
On Tue, Jun 18, 2013 at 8:25 AM, srmore <> wrote:
> I see an issues when I run high traffic to the Cassandra nodes, the heap
> gets full to about 94% (which is expected)

Which is expected to cause GC failure? ;)

But seriously, the reason your node is unable to GC is that you have
filled your heap too fast for it to keep up. The JVM has seized up
like Joe Namath with vapor lock.

> Any ideas as to how I can speed up this up and reclaim the heap ?

Don't exhaust the ability of GC to C G. :)

PS - What version of cassandra? If you "nodetool -h localhost flush"
does it help?

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