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From David McNelis <>
Subject Re: CQL queries timing out (and had worked)
Date Fri, 29 Mar 2013 15:35:38 GMT
Appears that restarting a node makes CQL available on that node again, but
only that node.

Looks like I'll be doing a rolling restart.

On Fri, Mar 29, 2013 at 10:26 AM, David McNelis <> wrote:

> I'm running 1.2.3 and have both CQL3 tabels and old school style CFs in my
> cluster.
> I'd had a large insert job running the last several days which just
> ended.... it had been inserting using cql3 insert statements in a cql3
> table.
> Now, I show no compactions going on in my cluster but for some reason any
> cql3 query I try to execute, insert, select, through cqlsh or through
> external library, all time out with an rpc_timeout.
> If I use cassandra-cli, I can do "list tablename limit 10" and immediately
> get my 10 rows back.
> However, if I do "select * from tablename limit 10" I get the rpc timeout
> error.  Same table, same server.  It doesn't seem to matter if I'm hitting
> a cql3 definited table or older style.
> Load on the nodes is relatively low at the moment.
> Any suggestions short of restarting nodes?  This is a pretty major issue
> for us right now.

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