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Re: reason to do major compaction after split
Clean the parent would be another one.

J-D

On Thu, Mar 7, 2013 at 10:50 AM, Sergey Shelukhin
<[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Hi.
> Is there a reason to do major compaction after split, instead of allowing
> the reference files to go away gradually as the normal compactions happen?
> I could think up two reasons - region with reference files currently cannot
> be split again (not clear why not though, could just create more
> references); and avoiding load on the same datanodes from both new regions.
> Are there some other reasons?