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Re: Timestamp on hints file and system.hints table data


No node is down for months. And yes, I am surprised to look at Unix timestamp on files.

On Jun 13, 2018, at 6:41 PM, kurt greaves <kurt@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

system.hints is not used in Cassandra 3. Can't explain the files though, are you referring to the files timestamp or the Unix timestamp in the file name? Is there a node that's been down for several months?

On Wed., 13 Jun. 2018, 23:41 Nitan Kainth, <nitankainth@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

I observed a strange behavior about stored hints. 

Time stamp of hints file shows several months old. I deleted them and saw new hints files created with same old date. Why is that?

Also, I see hints files on disk but if I query system.hints table, it shows 0 rows. Why system.hints is not populated?

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