Is there a method for deleting buckets?

Dan Reverri dan at basho.com
Fri Oct 15 01:23:52 EDT 2010


Hi Mark,

Alexander is correct; there is no way to delete a bucket, you have to delete
each key. A feature request has been filed for this issue:
https://issues.basho.com/show_bug.cgi?id=79

<https://issues.basho.com/show_bug.cgi?id=79>Thanks,
Dan

Daniel Reverri
Developer Advocate
Basho Technologies, Inc.
dan at basho.com


On Thu, Oct 14, 2010 at 10:06 PM, Alexander Sicular <siculars at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi Mark,
>
> AFAIK, "buckets" are a virtual concept serving the purpose of namespace
> separation and as a way to isolate changes in default behavior such as
> replication values, commit hooks, backends and the like. Currently with the
> bitcask default backend, buckets are "free" in that they do not take up
> resources on their own if, for instance, you were to have thousands of
> buckets. The only concern when dealing with buckets is when changing the
> default behavior as those specific changes are relayed around the cluster
> over the gossip protocol. The more buckets you have that deviate from the
> default the more information that has to be chattered around the cluster.
>
> That said, I believe deleting all the keys in a bucket will effectively
> "delete" the bucket. Although, it was never really there to begin with.
>
>
> -Alexander
>
> There is no spoon.
>
>
> On Oct 14, 2010, at 10:05 PM, Mark Jarecki wrote:
>
> > Hi guys,
> >
> > Just wondering if there was a method for deleting a bucket.
> >
> > Thanks
> >
> > Mark
> >
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>
> -Alexander Sicular
>
> @siculars
>
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