how rebalance riak nodes.

Benoit Chesneau bchesneau at
Thu Oct 22 09:06:14 EDT 2009

On Thu, Oct 22, 2009 at 1:43 AM, Justin Sheehy <justin at> wrote:
> Hi Benoît,
> On Wed, Oct 21, 2009 at 12:39 PM, Benoit Chesneau <bchesneau at> wrote:
>> I'm just reading the doc for now. Like I read it you first start a
>> node on an ip/hostname then announce other to this ip/hostname. But
>> what happend when first node hang ? Do you put each nodes behind the
>> same ip ?
> That depends on what perspective you mean.  From the ring's point of
> view, a down node is no big deal due to N-values and hinted-handoff.
> If you mean from a client's point of view, you have multiple options.
> You can either give multiple entry nodes to your application code for
> it to try, or you can put all of the HTTP ip/ports of the cluster
> behind a typical IP availability system, whether an appliance or
> software like wackamole.
> -Justin

My question was more on client point indeed. Thank your for the
explanation. Now time to wrote the right call in client part.

- benoit

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