2 Replies Latest reply on Feb 23, 2017 8:42 AM by Vladimir Dzhuvinov

    Implications of disabling initial state transfer?

    Vladimir Dzhuvinov Novice

      With large caches, or where JVM memory gets short, and cached objects get moved to disk swap space, occasionally we get state transfer timeouts when nodes get added or recycled.

       

      We deal with these the usual way, by raising the state transfer timeout, sometimes more than once, until the state transfer is able to complete.

       

      Apparently, disabling initial state transfer also works, to prevent such startup exceptions when a node gets added. I kind of like that, because it "guarantees" that node addition / recycling will always work without hitches.

       

      But are there any hidden and potentially bad implications of disabling initial state transfer, with replicated and resp. distributed caches?

       

      Thanks,