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Anticompaction in Cassandra 2.1

By Marcus Eriksson - July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Cassandra 2.1 introduces incremental repairs which makes repair a lot more lightweight as it does not do repair on already repaired data. Anticompaction is one of the things that makes incremental repairs possible. This blog posts aims to explain what anticompaction is and how it affects regular compaction.