nodetool flush

Flushes one or more tables from the memtable.


nodetool <options> flush -- <keyspace> ( <table> ... )

Tarball and Installer No-Services path:

Connection options
Short Long Description



Hostname or IP address.



Port number.



Password file path.






Remote JMX agent username.


Name of keyspace.


One or more table names, separated by a space.


Separates an option from an argument that could be mistaken for an option.


You can specify a keyspace followed by one or more tables that you want to flush from the memtable to SSTables on disk.

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