Thanks everyone ... upgrade to 0.8 on all nodes is a first priority then ...
Even schema changes *should* work, although to be safe, the less
"unusual" stuff you do with a mixed-version cluster, the better.
However, any kind of streaming (bootstrap, node movement,
decommission, nodetool repair) will not work.
On Tue, Jun 7, 2011 at 10:07 AM, Edward Capriolo <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 7, 2011 at 10:54 AM, Sasha Dolgy <email@example.com> wrote:
>> Good news on the 0.8 release. So ... if I upgrade one node out of four,
>> and let it run for a bit ... I should have no issues, correct? If I make
>> schema changes, specifically, adding a new column family for counters, how
>> will this behave with the other three nodes that aren't upgraded? Or ...
>> should schema changes not be done until all nodes are upgraded?
>> Sasha Dolgy
> Do not make schema changes until the upgrade is complete. It will behave
> very poorly I suspect, and you will be sad.
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