My guess is your RF is 1. When the new node joins the cluster, only part (depends on the token) of the data goes to this new node.

On Fri, Jun 8, 2012 at 2:49 PM, Prakrati Agrawal <> wrote:

Dear all


I am using Cassandra to retrieve a number of rows and columns stored in it.

Initially I had a 1 node cluster and I flooded it with data. I ran a Hector code to retrieve data from it I got the following output:

Total number of rows in the database are 396

Total number of columns in the database are 16316426

Now I added one more node to it by doing the following steps:

1.       I added both the nodes ip addresses in the seeds property in Cassandra.yaml file.

2.       I also changed the rpc_address to in both the nodes config file.

3.       I changed the listen_address to their respective ip addresses.

4.       I specified the initial token in the new node config file

5.       I did not specify auto_bootstrap option anywhere because there is no such option available in Cassandra 1.1.0

6.       Then I restarted the first node and the new node

Now after adding the second node when I run the same Hector code, I am getting the following result:

Total number of rows in the database are 183

Total number of columns in the database are 7903753

I am using the consistency level 1 and I did not specify any replication factor while creating the keyspace. I used the following link for the reference:

Please tell me what step am I doing wrong to not get the entire data on a 2 node cluster ?

Thanks and Regards





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