riak-cs-gc won't start

Shunichi Shinohara shino at basho.com
Fri Jul 11 04:17:11 EDT 2014


It seems GC works well :)

> I try to delete those file and check the size on the server won't reduce

If you care about disk usage of the server that riak is running on,
there is another factor. You need backend compaction to reduce disk usage.
It will require putting/deleting many objects or large objects and executing GC.

For details of backend compaction, please refer docuemnts [1] [2].
Riak CS uses, probabry you know, both bitcask and leveldb.

[1] http://docs.basho.com/riak/latest/ops/advanced/backends/bitcask
[2] http://docs.basho.com/riak/latest/ops/advanced/backends/leveldb/

Shino




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