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From Manu Zhang <owenzhang1...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: distribution of token ranges with virtual nodes
Date Fri, 02 Nov 2012 05:38:59 GMT
>
> It splits into a contiguous range, because truly upgrading to vnode functionality
> is another step.

That confuses me. As I understand it, there is no point in having 256
tokens on same node if I don't commit the shuffle


On Fri, Nov 2, 2012 at 11:10 AM, Brandon Williams <driftx@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Nov 1, 2012 at 10:05 PM, Manu Zhang <owenzhang1990@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> >> it will migrate you to virtual nodes by splitting the existing partition
> >> 256 ways.
> >
> >
> > Out of curiosity, is it for the purpose of avoiding streaming?
>
> It splits into a contiguous range, because truly upgrading to vnode
> functionality is another step.
>
> >
> >>  the former would require you to perform a shuffle to achieve that.
> >
> >
> > Is there a nodetool option or are there other ways "shuffle" could be
> done
> > automatically?
>
> There a shuffle command in bin/ that was recently committed, we'll
> document this in process in NEWS.txt shortly.
>
> -Brandon
>

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