Cleaning up buckets

Stefan Gebhardt stefan.gebhardt at abas.de
Fri Nov 11 04:00:57 EST 2011


Thanks for response.

Cheers
Stefan

> Stefan,
>
> There is an open feature request for this. You're not the only one who
> would like it to be more efficient :)
>
> Upvotes, comments, etc., are encouraged.
>
> http://features.basho.com/entries/20516763-simplify-bucket-deletion
>
> Mark
>
> On Thu, Nov 10, 2011 at 10:55 AM, Alexander Sicular<siculars at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> there is no equivalent to drop table / drop bucket.
>> you need to list all keys via streaming and issue a delete on each key. even
>> then , the delete is a write , so mind your disk (at least in bitcask).
>> If this is a test environment just do a "rm -r riak/data/*" and start over.
>> cheers,
>>
>> -Alexander Sicular
>> @siculars
>> http://siculars.posterous.com
>> On Nov 10, 2011, at 1:00 PM, Stefan Gebhardt wrote:
>>
>> Hi
>>
>> I just started playing around with riak.
>> For the purpose of testing i uploaded 1 million random generated items(using
>> uuid for keys) to a single bucket
>> via the python API.
>> Now i like to clean/remove this bucket and run the upload again. At the
>> moment i am looking for smth. like DROP Bucket. Neither in the erlang api
>> nor in the python api i found a function for doing so.
>> Then i tried to list all keys and delete item by item but the call  "list 1
>> million keys" never returned and ok,,, silly plan at all.
>>
>> So... My questions are:
>> How can i clean up my cluster?
>> Why is there no function to remove a bucket?
>>
>> Cheers
>> Stefan
>>
>>
>>
>>
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