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From rash aroskar <>
Subject Re: How often to run `nodetool repair`
Date Thu, 01 Aug 2013 17:35:27 GMT
We observed the same behavior. During last repair the data distribution on
nodes was imbalanced as well resulting in one node bloating.
On Aug 1, 2013 12:36 PM, "Carl Lerche" <> wrote:

> Hello,
> I read in the docs that `nodetool repair` should be regularly run unless
> no delete is ever performed. In my app, I never delete, but I heavily use
> the ttl feature. Should repair still be run regularly? Also, does repair
> take less time if it is run regularly? If not, is there a way to
> incrementally run it? It seems that when I do run repair, it takes a long
> time and causes high amounts CPU usage and iowait.
> Thoughts?
> Thanks,
> Carl

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