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From Antony Bowesman <>
Subject Re: optimize() method call
Date Thu, 12 Apr 2007 01:41:44 GMT
Robert Engels wrote:
> I think this is great, and it gave me an idea. What if another thread could
> call a "stop optimize" which would stop the optimize after it came to a
> consistent state (not in the middle of a segment merge).
> We schedule our optimizes for the "lull" time period, but with 24/7 operation
> this could be hard to find.
> Being able to stop and then resume the optimize seems like a great idea.

+1.  It would be useful in shutdown cases where immediate shutdown is needed, or 
to allow a scheduled backup to kick in at a fixed time, rather than having to 
wait for optimize to complete.  Or is there another way to interrupt optmimize 


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