WARNING: All of 'riak at 10.1.42.11' replicas will be lost

Mark Phillips mark at basho.com
Sun Apr 14 18:37:08 EDT 2013


Queued for improvement:

https://github.com/basho/basho_docs/issues/324

Thanks, Elias.

Mark


On Fri, Apr 5, 2013 at 3:07 PM, Elias Levy <fearsome.lucidity at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Alex
>>
>>
>> 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
>>>> data.
>>>> It will take a repair to replicate the data to the new node though.
>>>
>>>
>>> Alex,
>>>
>>> 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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