Considerations - Amazon Glue
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The following consideration applies to the snapshot retention optimizer.

  • The snapshot retention and orphan file deletion processes have a maximum limit of deleting 1,000,000 files per run. When deleting expired snapshots, if the number of eligible files for deletion surpasses 1,000,000, any remaining files beyond that threshold will continue to exist in the table storage as orphan files.