Incremental snapshots contain only new data, so they are *much* smaller.

On Mon, Apr 30, 2012 at 12:39 AM, Tamar Fraenkel <> wrote:
I wonder what are the advantages of doing incremental snapshot over non incremental?
Are the snapshots smaller is size? Are there any other implications?

Tamar Fraenkel 
Senior Software Engineer, TOK Media 

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