Thanks for spotting this.
Do you mind filing a Jira ?
On Jan 5, 2012, at 3:02 AM, Mikael Sitruk <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Hi all
> It seems that the book has some inconsistencies regarding the way to
> disable major compactions
> According to the book in chapter 22.214.171.124. HBase Default Configuration
> hbase.hregion.majorcompaction - The time (in miliseconds) between 'major'
> compactions of all HStoreFiles in a region. Default: 1 day. *Set to 0 to
> disable automated major compactions*.
> Default: 86400000 (
> According to the book at chapter 126.96.36.199. Managed Compactions
> "A common administrative technique is to manage major compactions manually,
> rather than letting HBase do it. By default,
> HConstants.MAJOR_COMPACTION_PERIOD is one day and major compactions may
> kick in when you least desire it - especially on a busy system. *To "turn
> off" automatic major compactions set the value to Long.MAX_VALUE.*"
> According to the code org.apache.hadoop.hbase.regionserver.Store.java, "0"
> is the right answer.