You can use off peak compaction: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HBASE-4463
See also http://www.slideshare.net/cloudera/hbasecon-2013-compaction-improvements-in-apache-hbase
On Feb 2, 2014, at 1:14 PM, yanivG <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> I am using hbase 0.94.6 version. We are developing a java application and
> using it as our storage for a high load web application.
> The average ration is about 500 requests per second.
> From time to time I see high latency (more then 300 ms!!!) when trying to
> store data object within hbase (using Put).
> We disabled major compaction and set it to run manually once a week.
> By examining the logs during those high latency , I see that major
> compaction was executed.
> I saw a post
> (https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/nosql-databases/YwE894gq1qM) which
> explains it.
> The question is how can I avoid this? Should I ran the major compaction once
> a day in low load hours? will it eliminate the sporadic major compaction?
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