scp data

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at
Mon Aug 1 16:55:59 EDT 2011

On 8/1/2011 3:05 AM, Fyodor Yarochkin wrote:
>> I'm setting up a brand-new staging server, with Riak 0.14.2.
>> As I want to get all production data, I thought I could scp the data
>> directory into the new one (besides the ring dir).
> What I normally do in this case is 'riak-admin backup .. and
> riak-admin restore from that file. works like a charm. and you can
> selectively backup/restore a node, or a the whole cluster.

Assuming the nodes are well-connected, does this work better than adding 
a new node, letting data migrate there, then removing the old one?

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at

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