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From Edward Capriolo <>
Subject Re: can one keyspace has two groups of "initial_token"?
Date Sat, 17 Dec 2011 17:44:23 GMT
No. Token and partitioner are cluster wide settings. You have to run
multiple instances of Cassandra.

2011/12/17 ้ญ้‡‘ไป™ <>

> My question is whether two groups of "initial_token" can coexist since our
> goal is to partition data of each column family uniformly on 5 nodes.
>  I deployed Cassandra 0.7.4 on a cluster of 5 nodes, using
> orderPreservingPartitioner. Two column families named CF1 and CF2 are
> created on one keyspace.  Keys of CF1 go as a0,a1,a2,a3... while those of
> CF2 are b0,b1,b2....
> Assume that the initial_tokens should be set as a0,a2,a4,a6,a8 if you want
> to achieve load balance of CF1 and as b0,b2,b4,b6,b8 for CF2.
> Is it possible two set "initial_token" as: initial_token: a0,b0?
> Thank you!

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