Also see the recent discussion "Best way to backup" and this handy tool from

Aaron Morton
Freelance Cassandra Developer

On 4 May 2011, at 19:12, Peter Schuller wrote:

would help here too in a very simple way... will try to file a JIRA
for that.

No I won't, it's a broken suggestion (because you'd lose data; write 1
before cut-off will be overwritten by write 2 after cut-off, but
starting up a node with cut-off will then see neither).

Note to self again: Think before typing. :)

/ Peter Schuller