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Re: AgeOff Filter - Compaction needed?
Also, scans do not age data off of disk.  The data is still there, it just
isn't shown during a scan.
On Fri, Nov 22, 2013 at 8:04 AM, William Slacum <
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> Compaction will occur naturally as the table grows. If the data is old and
> the table is static, forcing a compaction via the shell is probably the
> easiest route.
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> On Fri, Nov 22, 2013 at 10:58 AM, Slater, David M. <
> [EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
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>> Hi, I would like to automatically ageoff old data; however my
>> understanding of AgeOff iterators is that they would require a compaction
>> or scan to take effect. For information that is in tablets that are no
>> longer being added to or scanned, the ageoff filter would not take effect,
>> correct?
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>> Would I need to force a compaction or merge in order to remove those
>> records, or would it be better to write my own script to remove rows? (I’m
>> using 1.4 – is this behavior different in 1.5 or 1.6?)
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>> Thanks,
>> David
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