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From Henrik Schröder <>
Subject Re: Migrating from a windows cluster to a linux cluster.
Date Thu, 24 May 2012 20:36:19 GMT
On Thu, May 24, 2012 at 9:28 PM, Brandon Williams <> wrote:

> That sounds fine, with the caveat that you can't run sstableloader
> from a machine running Cassandra before 1.1, so copying the sstables
> manually (assuming both clusters are the same size and have the same
> tokens) might be better.

Why is version 1.1 required for sstableloader? We're running 1.0.x on both
clusters, but we can of course upgrade if that's required.

> > The only issue with this is the timestamps of the data and tombstones in
> > each sstable, will they be preserved by sstableloader? What about
> deletes of
> > non-existing keys? Will they be stored in the Linux cluster so that when
> > sstableloader inserts the key later, it's resolved as being deleted?
> None of that should be a problem.

Excellent, thanks!


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