Schema column families is the most authoritative. You may have different data 

Rahul Singh

Anant Corporation

On Apr 27, 2018, 1:24 PM -0700, Carl Mueller <>, 
> IN cases where a table was dropped and re-added, there are now two table 
> directories with different uuids with sstables.
> If you don't have knowledge of which one is active, how do you determine 
> which is the active table directory? I have tried cf_id from 
> system.schema_columnfamilies and that can work some of the time but have seen 
> times cf_id != table-<uuid>
> I have also seen situations where sstables that don't have the 
> table/columnfamily are in the table dir and are clearly that active sstables 
> (they compacted when I did a nodetool compact)
> Is there a way to get a running cassandra node's sstables for a given 
> keyspace/table and what table-<uuid> is active?
> This is in a 2.2.x environment that has probably churned a bit from 2.1.x

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