Disk space in riak

Simon Rodriguez simonisimo at gmail.com
Tue Oct 21 05:22:33 EDT 2014


My mistake! Just found a bug in my code, I was uploading much bigger files
than I actually thought.

Thanks for your advice Sargun, I'll look into Riak-CS.

Sorry guys.

On Tue, Oct 21, 2014 at 11:05 AM, Sargun Dhillon <sargun at sargun.me> wrote:

> Are you rewriting keys? What client library are you using to upload them?
>
> Just as an aside, you should probably use Riak-CS, Vanilla Riak isn't
> really meant to handle object storage.
>
> On Tue, Oct 21, 2014 at 1:47 AM, Simon Rodriguez <simonisimo at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > I've read several threads about this question but I haven't found a clear
> > answer yet, so here it is :
> >
> > I'm working on a POC to store images in riak. In my test I've uploaded
> ~50K
> > images so far. In NTFS they take ~1GB of disk space but riak goes up to
> > 70GB!
> >
> > If I use the standard disk space calculation, storage space in riak
> should
> > be 1GB x 3 (n_val) = 3GB so there is a 25 factor I can't understand.
> >
> > My riak is a vanilla v2.0.0 on a Debian 3.2.51 with the default dev conf
> (1
> > cluster, 5 nodes on a single box, n_val=3) and bitcask storage.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Simon
> >
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