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From Brandon Williams <dri...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Can I use BulkOutputFormat from 1.1 to load data to older Cassandra versions?
Date Mon, 09 Jan 2012 13:22:35 GMT
On Mon, Jan 9, 2012 at 1:18 AM, Erik Forsberg <forsberg@opera.com> wrote:
> Hi!
>
> Can the new BulkOutputFormat
> (https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CASSANDRA-3045) be used to load data
> to servers running cassandra 0.8.7 and/or Cassandra 1.0.6?
>
> I'm thinking of using jar files from the development version to load data
> onto a production cluster which I want to keep on a production version of
> Cassandra. Can I do that, or does BulkOutputFormat require an API level that
> is only in the development version of Cassandra?

Unfortunately BOF wants to stream the output files into the cluster,
which required streaming changes, so this won't work.  If you hacked
this part out, and then generated the sstables with 1.0, you could
then use the bulkloader to stream them and that should work.

-Brandon

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