Riak crashed and crashed again when recovering

Garrett Smith g at rre.tt
Wed May 5 14:42:37 EDT 2010


I apologize if this is readily available in the docs, faq, etc. (I
obviously missed if it is).

When a cluster is repartitioned, e.g. as a result of adding or
removing vnodes, is one backend preferable to another? Does keeping
node size down help/hurt in terms of performance, reliability, etc?


On Wed, May 5, 2010 at 7:05 AM, Sean Cribbs <sean at basho.com> wrote:
> Germain,
> It looks like you're filling up the dets tables -- which have a 2GB limit per file, although Riak uses multiple files, one per vnode.  Have you tried the innostore backend?  Also if you continue to use dets, try increasing the number of partitions, which will make more, smaller files.
> Sean Cribbs <sean at basho.com>
> Developer Advocate
> Basho Technologies, Inc.
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