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 			<p>One of the effects of exposing the consistency, availability, and partition-tolerance (<a href="cap.html">CAP</a>) controls to the application developer is that the developer can work with operations like never before in making decisions about tuning the relative availability of the whole system under different circumstances -- including circumstances under which any traditional system would provide no choice but to become unavailable.</p>
 
-			<p>Riak is also easy to administer.  If you wish to add nodes to <a href="scale.html">add capacity</a> or remove nodes to either reclaim resources or repair broken systems, there is very little operational impact.  You can leave the whole cluster running continuously, and the content will rebalance itself to best suit the new size of the cluster.</p>
+			<p>Riak is also easy to administer.  If you wish to add nodes to <a href="scale.html">add capacity</a> or remove nodes to either reclaim resources or repair broken systems, there is very little operational impact.  You can leave the whole cluster running continuously, and the content will rebalance itself to best suit the new size of the cluster.  Restarting individual nodes is rarely necessary, but can be done whenever you wish without any fear of adversely affecting the other nodes in the system.</p>
 
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