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From Jonathan Ellis <jbel...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Cassandra backup and restore procedures
Date Thu, 19 Nov 2009 19:17:16 GMT
Currently, no.  Feel free to open a ticket.  It would be fairly easy
to make the decommission code in trunk handle this.

On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 1:13 PM, Anthony Molinaro
<anthonym@alumni.caltech.edu> wrote:
> So, is there anyway to recover if you can't guarantee the same IP address?
> Since we are running on EC2 (as I'm sure are others on the list), and there
> is no way to make this guarantee.
>
> Is this sort of recoverability on the roadmap anywhere?
>
> Thanks,
>
> -Anthony
>
> On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 01:50:20PM -0600, Jonathan Ellis wrote:
>> No, bootstrap is currently only for adding new nodes, not replacing dead ones.
>>
>> On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 1:47 PM, Simon Smith <simongsmith@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > I'm sorry if this was covered before, but if you lose a node and
>> > cannot bring it (or a replacement) back with the same IP address or
>> > DNS name, is your only option to restart the entire cluster?  E.g. if
>> > I have nodes 1, 2, and 3 with replication factor 3, and then I lose
>> > node 3, is it possible to bring up a new node 3 with a new IP (and a
>> > Seed of either node 1 or node 2) and bootstrap it?
>> >
>> > Thanks,
>> >
>> > Simon
>> >
>> > On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 2:03 PM, Jonathan Ellis <jbellis@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >> Tokens can change, so IP is used for node identification, e.g. for
>> >> hinted handoff.
>> >>
>> >> On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 1:00 PM, Ramzi Rabah <rrabah@playdom.com>
wrote:
>> >>> Hey Jonathan, why should a replacement node keep the same IP
>> >>> address/DNS name as the original node? Wouldn't having the same token
>> >>> as the node that went down be sufficient (provided that you did the
>> >>> steps above of copying the data from the 2 neighboring nodes)?
>> >>>
>> >
>
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> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Anthony Molinaro                           <anthonym@alumni.caltech.edu>
>

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