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From Robert Coli <>
Subject Re: [Cassandra] Replacing a cassandra node with one of the same IP
Date Tue, 25 Jun 2013 17:11:35 GMT
On Mon, Jun 24, 2013 at 8:53 PM, aaron morton <> wrote:
>> so I am just wondering if this means the hinted handoffs are also updated to reflect
the new Cassandra node uuid.
> Without checking the code I would guess not.
> Because it would involve a potentially large read / write / delete to create a new row
with the same data. And Hinted Handoff is an optimisation.

So are hints to a given UUID discarded after some period of time with
that UUID not present in the cluster? Or might they need to be
manually purged?


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