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From Chris Lohfink <clohf...@apple.com>
Subject Re: system.size_estimates - safe to remove sstables?
Date Tue, 06 Mar 2018 18:55:13 GMT
While its off you can delete the files in the directory yeah

Chris

> On Mar 6, 2018, at 2:35 AM, Kunal Gangakhedkar <kgangakhedkar@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Hi Chris,
> 
> I checked for snapshots and backups - none found.
> Also, we're not using opscenter, hadoop or spark or any such tool.
> 
> So, do you think we can just remove the cf and restart the service?
> 
> Thanks,
> Kunal
> 
> On 5 March 2018 at 21:52, Chris Lohfink <clohfink@apple.com <mailto:clohfink@apple.com>>
wrote:
> Any chance space used by snapshots? What files exist there that are taking up space?
> 
> > On Mar 5, 2018, at 1:02 AM, Kunal Gangakhedkar <kgangakhedkar@gmail.com <mailto:kgangakhedkar@gmail.com>>
wrote:
> >
> > Hi all,
> >
> > I have a 2-node cluster running cassandra 2.1.18.
> > One of the nodes has run out of disk space and died - almost all of it shows up
as occupied by size_estimates CF.
> > Out of 296GiB, 288GiB shows up as consumed by size_estimates in 'du -sh' output.
> >
> > This is while the other node is chugging along - shows only 25MiB consumed by size_estimates
(du -sh output).
> >
> > Any idea why this descripancy?
> > Is it safe to remove the size_estimates sstables from the affected node and restart
the service?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Kunal
> 
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