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From Robert Coli <>
Subject Re: Compaction not running
Date Fri, 14 Jun 2013 22:48:50 GMT
On Wed, Jun 12, 2013 at 3:26 PM, Franc Carter <> wrote:
> We are running a test system with Leveled compaction on Cassandra-1.2.4.
> While doing an initial load of the data one of the nodes ran out of file
> descriptors and since then it hasn't been automatically compacting.

You have (at least) two options :

1) increase file descriptors available to Cassandra with ulimit, if possible
2) increase the size of your sstables with levelled compaction, such
that you have fewer of them


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