Recovering datas when a node was joining again the cluster (with all node datas lost)

Dan Reverri reverri at
Mon May 17 12:11:25 EDT 2010

Hi Germain,

You can make a HEAD request to the bucket/key path. It will return 404 or
200 without the document body.

On Mon, May 17, 2010 at 9:04 AM, Germain Maurice <
germain.maurice at> wrote:

> Le 17/05/10 15:34, Paul R a écrit :
>  What should the user do to come back to the previous level of
>> replication ? A forced read repair, in other words a GET with R=2 on all
>> objects of all buckets ?
> Yes, I wonder too what is the best thing to do after a node crash.
> Eventually, i'm doing read requests on all keys of the bucket.
> I found that R=1 (on all bucket keys) on the new node will adjust the
> replication level...
> I wonder if R=3 or R=1, on the node to repopulate, aim to same result ?
> In order to do a read repair, we have to make read requests, but it implies
> reading the stored object.
> On a read repair, i assume that returning bodies is unecessary, especially
> on large objects (that i don't have).
> It would be useful to provide an API operation to test the existance of an
> object without reading it...
> I red REST API documentation, i didn't find this kind of operation.
> Thanks.
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