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HBASE Table size Growing

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Recently we copied a table form Production to UAT using Copy table utility, table size is identical with Production when copy completed. After some time size keep growing by 300%. its actual size of table not WAL.


Original size  -

891.6 G  1.7 T    /hbase/data/default/PC.MESSAGES.RFPVD.UATBASE.221130

Now(after 3 days), it is changed to -

3.3 T    6.6 T    /hbase/data/default/PC.MESSAGES.RFPVD.UATBASE.221130


did all the validations and comparisons with source files about compression and compaction etc.


Attribute Name Value

HBase Version1.2.0-cdh5.16.1, revision=Unknown
Hadoop Version2.6.0-cdh5.16.1,
ZooKeeper Client Version3.4.5-cdh5.16.1, revision=-1
Zookeeper Base Path/hbase


Please advise.


Thanks, Lalith