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From Jonathan Ellis <jbel...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [BETA RELEASE] Apache Cassandra 1.0.0-beta1 released
Date Thu, 15 Sep 2011 22:33:28 GMT
You should be able to update it, which will leave existing sstables
untouched but new ones will be generated compressed.  (You could issue
scrub to rewrite the existing ones compressed too, if you wanted to
force that.)

On Thu, Sep 15, 2011 at 3:44 PM, Jeremiah Jordan
<jeremiah.jordan@morningstar.com> wrote:
> Is it possible to update an existing column family with {stable_compression:
> SnappyCompressor, compaction_strategy:LeveldCompactionStrategy}?  Or will I
> have to make a new column family and migrate my data to it?
>
> -Jeremiah
>
> On 09/15/2011 01:01 PM, Sylvain Lebresne wrote:
>>
>> The Cassandra team is pleased to announce the release of the first beta
>> for
>> the future Apache Cassandra 1.0.
>>
>> Let me first stress that this is beta software and as such is *not* ready
>> for
>> production use.
>>
>> The goal of this release is to give a preview of what will be Cassandra
>> 1.0
>> and more importantly to get wider testing before the final release. So
>> please
>> help us make Cassandra 1.0 be the best it possibly could by testing this
>> beta
>> release and reporting any problem you may encounter[3,4]. You can have a
>> look
>> at the change log[1] and the release notes[2] to see where Cassandra 1.0
>> differs from the 0.8 series.
>>
>> Apache Cassandra 1.0.0-beta1[5] is available as usual from the cassandra
>> website:
>>
>>  http://cassandra.apache.org/download/
>>
>> Thank you for your help in testing and have fun with it.
>>
>> [1]: http://goo.gl/evCW0 (CHANGES.txt)
>> [2]: http://goo.gl/HbNsV (NEWS.txt)
>> [3]: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CASSANDRA
>> [4]: user@cassandra.apache.org
>> [5]: https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/cassandra/tags/cassandra-1.0.0-beta1
>



-- 
Jonathan Ellis
Project Chair, Apache Cassandra
co-founder of DataStax, the source for professional Cassandra support
http://www.datastax.com

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