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From Jonathan Ellis <>
Subject Re: Process for removing an old CF in 0.5.0
Date Mon, 01 Mar 2010 22:47:22 GMT
On Mon, Mar 1, 2010 at 4:41 PM, Anthony Molinaro
<> wrote:
> Hi,
>  I was just wondering what the process might be for removing an old
> column family in 0.5.0.
> Can I just update the config and restart the server?

Yes, but make sure your commitlog is flushed first (and that it stays empty).

> Does it require stopping the entire cluster at once or can it be done
> in a rolling fashion?

Rolling is fine.

> Once I update the config can I just delete all the files with that
> column family name in the filename?



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