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From William R Speirs <bill.spe...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Dropping & Creating Column Families Never Returns
Date Wed, 16 Feb 2011 02:19:28 GMT
What would/could take so long for the nodes to agree? It's a small cluster (7 
nodes) all on local LAN and not being used by anything else.

I think a delete & refresh might be in order...

Thanks!

Bill-

On 02/15/2011 09:13 PM, Jonathan Ellis wrote:
> "command never returns" means "it's waiting for the nodes to agree on
> the new schema version."  Bad Mojo will ensue if you issue more schema
> updates anyway.
>
> On Tue, Feb 15, 2011 at 3:46 PM, Bill Speirs<bill.speirs@gmail.com>  wrote:
>> Has anyone ever tried to drop a column family and/or create one and
>> have the command not return from the cli? I'm using 0.7.1 and I tried
>> to drop a column family and the command never returned. However, on
>> another node it showed it was gone. I Ctrl-C out of the command, then
>> issued a create for a column family of the same name, different
>> schema. That command never returned, but again in other host it showed
>> it was there. I went to describe and list this column family and got
>> this:
>>
>> [default@Logging] describe keyspace Logging;
>> Keyspace: Logging:
>>   Replication Strategy: org.apache.cassandra.locator.SimpleStrategy
>>     Replication Factor: 3
>>   Column Families:
>>     ColumnFamily: Messages
>>       Columns sorted by: org.apache.cassandra.db.marshal.UTF8Type
>>       Row cache size / save period: 0.0/0
>>       Key cache size / save period: 200000.0/14400
>>       Memtable thresholds: 0.5953125/127/60
>>       GC grace seconds: 864000
>>       Compaction min/max thresholds: 4/32
>>       Read repair chance: 1.0
>>       Built indexes: []
>> [default@Logging] list Messages;
>> Messages not found in current keyspace.
>>
>>
>> Any ideas?
>>
>> Bill-
>>
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