Thanks. I did this and I finished rebuilding the new cluster in about 8 hours... much better option than shuffle (you have to have the hardware for duplicating your environment though)


On Thu, Sep 19, 2013 at 7:21 PM, Jeremiah D Jordan <jeremiah.jordan@gmail.com> wrote:
http://www.datastax.com/documentation/cassandra/1.2/webhelp/index.html#cassandra/configuration/configVnodesProduction_t.html

On Sep 18, 2013, at 9:41 AM, Chris Burroughs <chris.burroughs@gmail.com> wrote:

> http://www.datastax.com/documentation/cassandra/1.2/webhelp/index.html#cassandra/operations/ops_add_dc_to_cluster_t.html
>
> This is a basic outline.
>
>
> On 09/18/2013 10:32 AM, Juan Manuel Formoso wrote:
>> I really like this idea. I can create a new cluster and have it replicate
>> the old one, after it finishes I can remove the original.
>>
>> Any good resource that explains how to add a new datacenter to a live
>> single dc cluster that anybody can recommend?
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Sep 18, 2013 at 9:58 AM, Chris Burroughs
>> <chris.burroughs@gmail.com>wrote:
>>
>>> On 09/17/2013 09:41 PM, Paulo Motta wrote:
>>>
>>>> So you're saying the only feasible way of enabling VNodes on an upgraded
>>>> C*
>>>> 1.2 is by doing fork writes to a brand new cluster + bulk load of sstables
>>>> from the old cluster? Or is it possible to succeed on shuffling, even if
>>>> that means waiting some weeks for the shuffle to complete?
>>>>
>>>
>>> In a multi "DC" cluster situation you *should* be able to bring up a new
>>> DC with vnodes, bootstrap it, and then decommission the old cluster.
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>




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