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From Robert Coli <>
Subject Re: Continue running major compaction after switching to LeveledCompactionStrategy
Date Fri, 23 Aug 2013 00:55:27 GMT
On Thu, Aug 22, 2013 at 5:24 PM, brianchang <> wrote:

> One more follow-up question: can we freely switch back to
> SizeTieredCompactionStrategy later (and also resume running major
> compaction
> cron job), if we find LeveledCompactionStrategy does not end up with better
> performance (e.g., if we should experience those intensive I/O problems
> mentioned in the "when not to use Leveled Compaction" document)...?


The switch back will likely trigger a bunch of compaction, but that's the
only side effect. If you're already hoping to do a major, that probably
isn't a problem for you. :D


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