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From Robert Coli <>
Subject Re: How can I switch from multiple disks to a single disk?
Date Wed, 18 Sep 2013 01:09:17 GMT
On Tue, Sep 17, 2013 at 5:57 PM, Juan Manuel Formoso <>wrote:

> Thanks! But, shouldn't I be able to just stop Cassandra, copy the files,
> change the config and restart? Why should I drain?

If you drain, you reduce to zero the chance of having some problem with the
SSTables flushed as a result of the restart.

However you are correct that you probably do not "need" to do so... :D


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