-Re: Tables gets Major Compacted even if they haven't changed
anil gupta 2013-09-10, 04:58
You can set hbase.hregion.majorcompaction=0 i.e. never run major compaction
by itself. Then major compaction will never run periodically by itself.
Either, user has to trigger it manually or this will be driven by no. of
On Mon, Sep 9, 2013 at 9:28 PM, Premal Shah <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Ah ok. We don't expire any data, so have not set any TTLs. Is there a
> policy we can use to avoid compacting regions that have not changed (ie
> have just 1 store file)?
> On Mon, Sep 9, 2013 at 9:13 PM, Vladimir Rodionov
> <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:
> > HBase can run major compaction (even if table has not been updated) to
> > purge expired data (TTL).
> > Best regards,
> > Vladimir Rodionov
> > Principal Platform Engineer
> > Carrier IQ, www.carrieriq.com
> > e-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> > ________________________________________
> > From: Premal Shah [[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> > Sent: Monday, September 09, 2013 9:02 PM
> > To: user
> > Subject: Tables gets Major Compacted even if they haven't changed
> > Hi,
> > We have a bunch on tables in our HBase cluster. We have a script which
> > makes sure all of them get Major Compacted once every 2 days. There are 2
> > things I'm observing
> > 1) Table X has not updated in a month. We have not inserted, updated or
> > deleted data. However, it still major compacts every 2 days. All the
> > regions in this table have only 1 store file.
> > 2) Table Y has a few regions where the rowkey is essentially a timestamp.
> > So, we only write to 1 region at a time. Over time, the region splits,
> > then we write the one of the split regions. Now, whenever we major
> > the table, all regions get major compacted. Only 1 region has more than 1
> > store file, every other region has exactly once.
> > Is there a way to avoid compaction of regions that have not changed?
> > We are using HBase 0.94.11
> > --
> > Regards,
> > Premal Shah.
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Thanks & Regards,