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Does Cassandra rebalance the data after inserting additional disks?

I'm running a Cassandra cluster with 5 nodes, each having 10 1Tb disks (JBOD). Currently, one of the nodes is in the problematic situation where a large compaction can no longer succesfully complete ...
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CouchDB deleted database shards

Currently running clustered CouchDB v3.1.1 on an AWS EC2 Instance q=2 n=3 Number of Nodes: 1 I have moved the database directory to another drive on my VM. But can't find any on the documents ...
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Atop shows MDD stuck at 100%

After investigating a load spike on my CentOS 7 server, I ran atop and noticed something odd. It is reporting MDD for my logical volume (md127) maxed out at 100% all the time. The other disk tests I ...
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Find errors on HDD, RAID, SSD, NVME with one program

Is there a software that can automatically find errors and failed disks, on any of these types of storage: mechanical HDD flash-storage like USB-sticks or SD-cards RAID SSD NVME I'm working with a ...
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How to convert my hard disk PartitionStyle from GPT back to RAW in Windows 10

For testing purposes, I need my hard drive on Windows 10 machine to be in a RAW partition style format. It is currently in the GPT partition style. The hard drive is a secondary hard drive and does ...
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From mdadm raid to LVM (raid or mirror) decisions and how to monitor

We are migrating some server from linux raids (0 and 1) to LVM with stripe or mirrors. At the moment our systems are mainly configured something like | /tmp - /home - /others |------------------------...
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azure attach read only disk

i am running forensic experiment on azure and need to use one machine for the experiment and a different machine for the looking at the content. the experiments rely on registry and other elements and ...
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Increase EXT4 size on Debian whilst preserving Data in a VM?

I've been trying to increase the partition size on one of our servers as it was created years ago and was set too small. I've increased the size in the VM that hosts this but now I'm trying to get ...
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How to verify if a disk was ever written to

How can you verify if a disk is fresh and has had no write from the factory? I have a client that needs to make sure that the disks he revived are cleaned and weren't tampered with from the time it ...
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Debian/Ubuntu, inconsistency between S-ATA ports numbering and /dev/sdX lettering [closed]

The hardware situation is as such : a motherboard (MSI X99A SLI Plus), two (2) Samsung 860 Pro SSDs connected on SATA-1 and SATA-2 of the motherboard. five (5) identical HDDs connected on SATA-3, ...
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“Windows Storage” reports much more disk usage than Folder Properties

My IIS inetpub folder says it's using 2.52 Gb (2.64 Gb on disk) but when I analyse disk usage with Windows Storage it says the folder is 60.0 Gb. Why is this happening and how can I get my 57.36 Gb ...
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Unable to extend the volume, the option is greyed out

I'm trying to extend the D partition: with the new unallocated space, but it doesn't give me a choice, I've been looking at the Microsoft documentation and it indicates that it may be for these ...
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Windows server 2012 R2 VM doesn't see full space on virtual disk

I have a windows server 2012 R2 VM on vmware esxi 6.7. Have 2 virtual disks for C and D partitions respectively. Partition C - thin provision, part D - thick provision lazy zeroed. I extended second ...
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(LVM) Cannot restore Volume Group with 1 PVs marked as missing. Couldn't find device with uuid, but the pv exists and blkid finds the same uuid

This problem is on a kvm/qemu hypervisor with CentOS 7, where we host multiple virtual machines. The Disk /dev/sda( 1918.2 GB) is a raid6 LSI MEGARAID. [[email protected] ~]# fdisk -l Disk /dev/sda: 1918....
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Recover deleted LVM signature

I guess I've deleted LVM partition. I expanded the datastore in vmware ( 70 GB to 90 GB ), then I run echo 1> /sys/class/block/sdb/device/rescan. After that I run fdisk /dev/sdb. it shows my sdb ...

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