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From Jeremy Jongsma <>
Subject Re: running out of diskspace during maintenance tasks
Date Wed, 18 Jun 2014 16:03:36 GMT
One option is to add new nodes, and do a node repair/cleanup on everything.
That will at least reduce your per-node data size.

On Wed, Jun 18, 2014 at 11:01 AM, Brian Tarbox <>

> I'm running on AWS m2.2xlarge instances using the ~800 gig
> ephemeral/attached disk for my data directory.  My data size per node is
> nearing 400 gig.
> Sometimes during maintenance operations (repairs mostly I think) I run out
> of disk space as my understanding is that some of these operations require
> double the space of one's data.
> Since I can't change the size of attached storage for my instance type my
> question is can I somehow get these maintenance operations to use other
> volumes?
> Failing that, what are my options?  Thanks.
> Brian Tarbox

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