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The sctool restore command allows you to run a restore of backed-up data (identified by its snapshot-tag) into a cluster. Restore and backups are scheduled in the same manner: you can start, stop, resume, and track task progress on demand.
Restore procedure works with any cluster topologies, so backed-up cluster can have different number of nodes than restore destination cluster.
Restore works only when ScyllaDB version of backed-up cluster is the same or older than ScyllaDB version of restore destination cluster.
Mixing ScyllaDB Enterprise and ScyllaDB Open Source versions could lead to unexpected results.
Restore task has to be one of two types:
Each of those types has required prerequisites and follow-up actions. For more information, please read given restore type documentation.
If both the schema and the content of the tables need to be restored, you must start with restoring the schema. Only after the schema is successfully restored can you proceed with restoring the content of the tables.
ScyllaDB Manager Restore command supports the following features:
Restore speed is controlled by two parameters:
Parallel specifies how many nodes can be used in restore procedure at the same time.
Batch size specifies how many SSTable bundles can be restored from backup location in a single job.
Those parameters can be set when you: