I will use the hbase.regionserver.codecs option to make sure the new
algorithm is working fine.
2012/12/1, Kevin O'dell <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>:
> You are correct. Just disable the table, alter the compression, and then
> major and minor compactions will run their course.
> Please remember to run the compression test first to make sure there is
> nothing wrong with the new algorithm.
> On Dec 1, 2012 3:21 PM, "Jean-Marc Spaggiari" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>> What's the right way to change the compression algorythme for a cf?
>> Can I simply disable the table, alter the table with the new
>> compression alg info, and enable it back? As a result, I will still
>> have a table compressed with the previous algorythme, but at some
>> point in the future, it will slowly move to the new one when
>> compactions are occuring?
>> That mean that one table can have more than one compression alg used
>> at a time, right?
>> Or this is not possible and I need to make sure it's fully
>> un-compressed before I enable another compression algorythme?