Riak Bitcask merging

David Smith dizzyd at basho.com
Tue Aug 23 11:14:42 EDT 2011

On Tue, Aug 23, 2011 at 2:47 AM, Nathan Wilken <wilken at asu.edu> wrote:
> Does this make sense?  I'd have thought my app.config would keep the bitcasks small, but it seems they just grow bigger and never get cleared of much expired data.  The manual config I use above immediately shrinks the data files dramatically.

This is something we uncovered only recently: http://issues.basho.com/1157

I'd like to think we'll get it fixed for 1.0, but that window is
rapidly closing. In the interim, your approach is perfectly fine.


Dave Smith
Director, Engineering
Basho Technologies, Inc.
dizzyd at basho.com

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