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From Ted Zlatanov <...@lifelogs.com>
Subject Re: 0.5->0.9 storage updater
Date Fri, 20 Nov 2009 21:19:49 GMT
On Fri, 20 Nov 2009 14:57:18 -0600 Jonathan Ellis <jbellis@gmail.com> wrote: 

JE> 2009/11/20 Ted Zlatanov <tzz@lifelogs.com>:
>> As a related issue, it would be nice to have a utility that either dumps
>> a whole key or a whole keyspace in some format (YAML, XML, whatever)
>> without access to the machine where Cassandra lives.  I didn't see such
>> a beast in the repos or any of the tools out there.

JE> That's because it doesn't make sense. :)

JE> Dumping that kind of data volume only really makes sense locally.  And
JE> if you can't run it locally, scp the data files to a machine you can
JE> run it on, and do it there.

JE> (The local export tool, for those who don't know, is bin/sstable2json.
JE>  That should have made CHANGES.txt, but didn't.  Oops.)

Cool, thanks for explaining.  I still think exporting a single key
remotely is very useful, and at least that should be possible with the
current architecture, right?

Ted


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