Thanks Rahul for quick response. I think this is a severe limitation from the product as we cannot expect source and target clusters to have same configuration all the time. I am wondering how other customers are managing now to overcome this situation when they want to do complete database copy
Thanks Eli Revach for detailed explanation. Being a newbie, it helps me to understand. I dont know the internals on how it works. As end user, I have a very normal and most helpful usecase. Two systems may not be always be of same number of nodes. And hence I expected HP Vertica to support that operation. It might be expensive, time consuming, etc. But that feature should exist in my opinion.
Sorry if I am too basic and if my requirement is not feasible at all.