WARNING: All of 'riak at 10.1.42.11' replicas will be lost
fearsome.lucidity at gmail.com
Fri Apr 5 18:07:37 EDT 2013
Thanks for the clarification. May want to amend the node rename doc page (
http://docs.basho.com/riak/latest/cookbooks/Renaming-Nodes/) to clarify
this warning does not apply. It gave me pause.
On Fri, Apr 5, 2013 at 3:04 PM, Alexander Moore <moore.alex at gmail.com>wrote:
> In that case you wouldn't actually lose any data, since the data
> directories would be there the whole time.
> The force-replace command will always give that warning though.
> On Fri, Apr 5, 2013 at 5:07 PM, Elias Levy <fearsome.lucidity at gmail.com>wrote:
>> On Fri, Apr 5, 2013 at 1:51 PM, Alexander Moore <moore.alex at gmail.com>wrote:
>>> It's referring to the vnode replicas on the node you are replacing.
>>> Doing a force-replace reassigns all that nodes partitions without handing
>>> them off, so the replicas on that node are "lost". However, since riak
>>> replicates to 'N' physical nodes, there should be other replicas of your
>>> It will take a repair to replicate the data to the new node though.
>> Thanks for the reply. But I am merely doing a force-replace to rename a
>> node, meaning that all that node's data is still on disk, I should expect
>> no data loss on the node. Is that correct?
>> Elias Levy
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