Thanks for the info.

Upgrade within the 1.0.x branch is simply a rolling restart, right?


On Thu, Feb 16, 2012 at 9:20 PM, Jonathan Ellis <> wrote:
CASSANDRA-3496, fixed in 1.0.4+

On Thu, Feb 16, 2012 at 8:27 AM, Bill Au <> wrote:
> I am running 1.0.2 with the default tiered compaction.  After running a
> "nodetool compact", I noticed that on about half of the machines in my
> cluster, both "nodetool ring" and "nodetool info" report that the load is
> actually higher than before when I expect it to be lower.  It is almost
> twice as much as before.  I did a du command on the data directory and found
> the the actual disk usage is only about half of what's being reported by
> nodetool.  Since I am running 1.0.2, there are no compacted sstables waiting
> to be removed.  I manually trigger a full GC in the JVM but that made no
> difference.  When I restarted Cassandra, nodetool once again report the
> correct load.
> Is this a known problem?
> Bill

Jonathan Ellis
Project Chair, Apache Cassandra
co-founder of DataStax, the source for professional Cassandra support