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From Boris Yen <>
Subject Re: Decommission faster than bootstrap
Date Fri, 23 Aug 2013 02:48:32 GMT
We are using 1.0. Our observation is that if you are using secondary index,
building secondary index after streaming is time consuming. And the
bootstrap needs to wait for the process of building secondary indexes to

I am not sure if this also applies to 1.1/1.2. You could set the log level
to debug to observe what is really going on when a node is bootstraping.


On Mon, Aug 19, 2013 at 6:19 AM, Rodrigo Felix <> wrote:

> Hi,
>    I've noticed that, at least in my enviroment (Cassandra 1.1.12 running
> on Amazon EC2), decommission operations take about 3-4 minutes while
> bootstrap can take more than 20 minutes.
>    What is the reason to have this time difference? For both operations,
> what it is time-consuming the data streaming from (or to) other node, right?
>    Thanks in advance.
> Att.
> *Rodrigo Felix de Almeida*
> LSBD - Universidade Federal do CearĂ¡
> Project Manager

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