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From Simon Smith <simongsm...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: use of nodeprobe snapshot
Date Wed, 23 Sep 2009 19:58:55 GMT
Thanks, that should get me started.

On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 3:50 PM, Sammy Yu <temijun@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Simon,
>  The sstables are immutable so the snapshot command creates hard
> links for each sstable.  Right now it is more for archival purposes.
> You should be able to take the sstables in the snapshot directory and
> put them in the regular data directory.  You can also copy the
> sstables onto another machine.  Currently, there is no support of
> telling cassandra to use a particular snapshot if that's what you are
> looking for.
>
> Cheers,
> Sammy
>
>
> On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 11:39 AM, Simon Smith <simongsmith@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Is there any documentation on the snapshot functionality - I'm able to
>> successfully create one using nodeprobe, but I don't know how I can
>> use it.
>>
>> Thanks!
>>
>> Simon
>>
>

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