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From Brandon Williams <>
Subject Re: distribution of token ranges with virtual nodes
Date Fri, 02 Nov 2012 03:10:58 GMT
On Thu, Nov 1, 2012 at 10:05 PM, Manu Zhang <> wrote:
>> it will migrate you to virtual nodes by splitting the existing partition
>> 256 ways.
> Out of curiosity, is it for the purpose of avoiding streaming?

It splits into a contiguous range, because truly upgrading to vnode
functionality is another step.

>>  the former would require you to perform a shuffle to achieve that.
> Is there a nodetool option or are there other ways "shuffle" could be done
> automatically?

There a shuffle command in bin/ that was recently committed, we'll
document this in process in NEWS.txt shortly.


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