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From Sriram Srinivasan <sri...@malhar.net>
Subject Re: Handoff on failure.
Date Sat, 12 Jun 2010 02:49:48 GMT
Fair enough. But doesn't that mean that the node that comes up has the  
same token? I suppose the answer is that the auto bootstrap process is  
smart enough to figure out which range needs help.

Thanks much, Jonathan.
--sriram.


On Jun 11, 2010, at 8:59 PM, Jonathan Ellis wrote:

> repartitioning is expensive.  you don't want to do it as soon as a
> node goes down (which may be temporary, cassandra has no way of
> knowing).  so repartitioning happens when decommission is done by a
> human.
>
> On Thu, Jun 10, 2010 at 10:37 PM, Sriram Srinivasan  
> <sriram@malhar.net> wrote:
>> I am looking at Cassandra 0.6.2's source code, and am unable to  
>> figure out
>> where, if at all, repartitioning happens in the case of failure.  The
>> Gossiper's onDead message is ignored. Can someone please clarify  
>> this for
>> me?
>
>
>
> -- 
> Jonathan Ellis
> Project Chair, Apache Cassandra
> co-founder of Riptano, the source for professional Cassandra support
> http://riptano.com


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