du

List sizes of the files and directories in a specific directory.

List sizes of the files and directories in a specific directory.

Synopsis

du [-h] [-s] directories
Table 1. Legend
Syntax conventions Description
UPPERCASE Literal keyword.
Lowercase Not literal.
Italics Variable value. Replace with a valid option or user-defined value.
[ ] Optional. Square brackets ( [ ] ) surround optional command arguments. Do not type the square brackets.
( ) Group. Parentheses ( ( ) ) identify a group to choose from. Do not type the parentheses.
| Or. A vertical bar ( | ) separates alternative elements. Type any one of the elements. Do not type the vertical bar.
... Repeatable. An ellipsis ( ... ) indicates that you can repeat the syntax element as often as required.
'Literal string' Single quotation ( ' ) marks must surround literal strings in CQL statements. Use single quotation marks to preserve upper case.
{ key:value } Map collection. Braces ( { } ) enclose map collections or key value pairs. A colon separates the key and the value.
<datatype1,datatype2> Set, list, map, or tuple. Angle brackets ( < > ) enclose data types in a set, list, map, or tuple. Separate the data types with a comma.
cql_statement; End CQL statement. A semicolon ( ; ) terminates all CQL statements.
[ -- ] Separate the command line options from the command arguments with two hyphens ( -- ). This syntax is useful when arguments might be mistaken for command line options.
' <schema> ... </schema> ' Search CQL only: Single quotation marks ( ' ) surround an entire XML schema declaration.
@xml_entity='xml_entity_type' Search CQL only: Identify the entity and literal value to overwrite the XML element in the schema and solrconfig files.

Definition

The short form and long form parameters are comma-separated.

Command arguments

-h, --human-readable
Displays human-readable sizes. For example, 1.25k, 234M, or 2G.
-s, --summarized
Display only the total size of all files and directories.
directories
The directories to search to calculate the space usage.

Examples

Get disk usage from the root of the DSEFS file system.

dse fs "du"
464827  example1
     0  tmp/hive
     0  tmp
464827  .

Get the disk usage from the example1 directory in human readable form.

dse fs "du -h example1"
454K  example1

Get the total disk usage in human readable form of all files in DSEFS.

dse fs "du -h -s"
454K  .