does the management server refresh its configuration automatically that way? I would think
you would need to take it down to change the config...? do those new db nodes show up when
you run a SHOW or an ALL STATUS command? do they get the network traffic from the
heartbeat with the other DB nodes? if so, we've been doing stuff the hard way! =)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Devananda [mailto:devananda@stripped]
> Sent: Thursday, August 26, 2004 1:51 PM
> To: Clint Byrum
> Cc: cluster@stripped
> Subject: Re: adding ndb nodes?
> Clint Byrum wrote:
> > Hey guys, first off.. wow.. lots of good questions on this
> list lately.
> > ;)
> > Anyway, I think I have this right, but I'm not sure.
> > Once the cluster is running.. say with 4 nodes .. can I add
> nodes later?
> > I understand that 6 nodes is a no-no, but say I wanted to add 4 more
> > nodes after the cluster has been running for a few months
> and has 5G of
> > data in it.
> > Here's how I think it works. Correct me where I'm wrong:
> > 1) Add new nodes to the config on the management server.
> > 2) Start the new nodes
> > 3) restart the existing db and api nodes one by one
> > 4) magically new nodes start getting new inserts.
> > Or is it more complex than that?
> > Thanks
> > -cb
> Hey :)
> That's it. I've tested this twice myself, going from 4 to 8, it's not
> difficult but I recommend trying it out a couple times before
> doing it
> on live servers.
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