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From Doug Meil <doug.m...@explorysmedical.com>
Subject Re: does increasing region filesize followed by major compactions supposed to reduce number of regions?
Date Thu, 12 Jan 2012 18:40:47 GMT

Major compactions don't change the number of regions.

On 1/12/12 1:35 PM, "T Vinod Gupta" <tvinod@readypulse.com> wrote:

>this is probably a rookie question. but my understanding is that if i
>increase the region max file size and then initiate major compaction
>manually, the number of regions should ideally go down by the factor by
>which i increased the region max file size. isn't that true? im not seeing
>that happening. ofcourse, my compaction is still underway - so i don't
>if ill see region count decrease at the very end of it. major compaction
>does do region merging right?

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