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From Brandon Williams <>
Subject Re: Bringing a dead node back up after fixing hardware issues
Date Thu, 26 Jul 2012 19:46:02 GMT
On Wed, Jul 25, 2012 at 6:16 PM, Eran Chinthaka Withana
<> wrote:

> Alright, lets assume I want to go on this route. I have RF=2 in the data
> center and I believe I need at least RF=3 to set the replication to
> LOCAL_QUORUM and hide the node failures. But if I increase the RF to 3 now
> then won't it trigger more read misses until repair completes? Given this is
> a production cluster which can not afford downtime, how can we do this?

Switch to LQ and increase the RF to 3, then repair to actually have
the RF bumped up.

As long as nothing fails during the first step (which should take
perhaps minutes) you'll be ok.


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