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From Jonathan Ellis <jbel...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Bootstrapping newly added nodes
Date Thu, 13 Aug 2009 12:47:04 GMT
see CASSANDRA-195

On Thu, Aug 13, 2009 at 5:27 AM, Mark Robson<markxr@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Looking at CASSANDRA-213 I see that there is now a procedure to "Bootstrap"
> a newly added node so it will copy the relevant parts of data from other
> nodes in the cluster.
>
> This is a Good Thing.
>
> What I do wonder is, why don't we automatically do this when you add a new
> node to an existing cluster (when it comes up for the first time) ?
>
> Also, what happens to queries which hit the node while it's getting the
> data? Do they return "no data" or do they say "go away, try again", or is it
> marked as unhealthy so that the other nodes won't query it?
>
> Mark
>

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