Bitcask merge

Aphyr aphyr at aphyr.com
Thu Aug 25 15:26:06 EDT 2011


Have you checked that your bitcask maximum file size is small enough? 
Bitcask will only merge *inactive* files, so if your active file limit 
is 500MB and your active file is 320, you won't merge.

--Kyle

On 08/25/2011 06:43 AM, raghwani sohil wrote:
> I have deleted all the keys from all buckets manually and *before
> deleting *the**keys the size of *bitcask
>
> *directory was *64 GB *and after deleting it is showing me the same i.e
> *6.4 GB*.
>
> So to run bitcask merging process i have added this line
>
>   {riak_kv_bitcask_backend, [
>                              {small_file_threshold, 335544320}
>                                       ]}
>
>
> in my app.config  . I have added this line because size of all data file
> in bitcask directory are ( < 320 MB ) .
>
> but bitcask merging process is not running . Is there  any solution to
> run bitcask merge process so that i can reduce size of my bitcask
> directory ??
>
>
>
>
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