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From sankalp kohli <>
Subject Re: How can I switch from multiple disks to a single disk?
Date Mon, 16 Sep 2013 17:24:15 GMT
I think you can do by moving all the sstables under one drive. I am not
sure though. The sstables names should be unique across drives.

On Mon, Sep 16, 2013 at 10:14 AM, Juan Manuel Formoso <>wrote:

> Because I ran out of space when shuffling, I was forced to add multiple
> disks on my Cassandra nodes.
> When I finish compacting, cleaning up, and repairing, I'd like to remove
> them and return to one disk per node.
> What is the procedure to make the switch?
> Can I just kill cassandra, move the data from one disk to the other,
> remove the configuration for the second disk, and re-start cassandra?
> I assume files will not have the same name and thus not be overwritten, is
> this the case? Does it pick it up just like that?
> Thanks
> --
> *Juan Manuel Formoso
> *Senior Geek

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