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From Robert Coli <>
Subject Re: What's difference between node tool removenode & decommission in 1.2.x
Date Tue, 13 Aug 2013 17:35:33 GMT
On Tue, Aug 13, 2013 at 10:06 AM, Jasdeep Hundal <> wrote:

> Removenode will stream the data that node is responsible for from other
> replicas, and AFAIK is generally used when a node is offline and cannot be
> brought back up.

removetoken should only be used if the departing node is unavailable or
might have corrupt data on disk. Removetoken involves a (small, in
practice) risk that the node being removetokened had the only copy of a
given piece of data.


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