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From sankalp kohli <kohlisank...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: sstable size change
Date Tue, 23 Jul 2013 19:04:57 GMT
"Will Cassandra force any newly compacted files to my new setting as
compactions are naturally triggered"
Yes. Let it compact and increase in size.


On Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 9:38 AM, Robert Coli <rcoli@eventbrite.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 6:48 AM, Keith Wright <kwright@nanigans.com>wrote:
>
>> Can you elaborate on what you mean by "let it take its own course
>> organically"?  Will Cassandra force any newly compacted files to my new
>> setting as compactions are naturally triggered?
>>
>
> You see, when two (or more!) SSTables love each other very much, they
> sometimes decide they want to compact together..
>
> But seriously, "yes." If you force all existing SSTables to level 0, it is
> as if you just flushed them all. Level compaction then does a whole lot of
> compaction, using the active table size.
>
> =Rob
>

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