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From David Medinets <david.medin...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Optimal # proxy servers
Date Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:56:31 GMT
"number of proxy servers should be proportional to the number of clients" -
I hate to be pedantic but
this is a very general statement. Can you be more specific? Should the
proportion be 1:1 or 5:1? What factors affect the ratio?


On Mon, Apr 14, 2014 at 9:32 AM, Eric Newton <eric.newton@gmail.com> wrote:

> The number of proxy servers should be proportional to the number of
> clients.
>
> The proxy can talk to all the tablet servers, but the client of the
> proxy only has the proxy to make requests on its behalf.
>
> As always, it's going to depend on what you want to do, what your
> schema looks like, and the total number of servers you have.
>
> -Eric
>
> On Sun, Apr 13, 2014 at 11:58 PM, David O'Gwynn <dogwynn@acm.org> wrote:
> > Hi community,
> >
> > I was reading a thread "Error stressing with pyaccumulo app" from
> > February, and the topic of optimal number of proxy servers for a
> > cluster of a given size came up. Does anyone have any insight into
> > that question? Is there a thread in the archive that addresses this
> > question directly?
> >
> > My gut tells me that you should have a number proportional to the
> > number of tablet servers, but I'm afraid I don't really understand
> > what the proxy server is doing.
>

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