Understanding Riaks rebalancing and handoff behaviour

Justin Sheehy justin at basho.com
Tue Nov 9 20:15:03 EST 2010


On Tue, Nov 9, 2010 at 10:30 AM, Alexander Sicular <siculars at gmail.com> wrote:
> Mainly, I'm of the impression that you should join/leave a cluster one
> node at a time.

This impression is correct.

I believe that in the not-too-distant future a feature may be added to
enable stable addition of many nodes at once, but at this time the
right approach is to add a node, allow the ringstate to stabilize
through gossip, then repeat as needed.

-Justin




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