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From Ted Zlatanov <...@lifelogs.com>
Subject Re: cassandra freezes
Date Thu, 25 Feb 2010 15:25:21 GMT
On Thu, 25 Feb 2010 08:56:25 -0600 Jonathan Ellis <jbellis@gmail.com> wrote: 

JE> Are you swapping?
JE> http://spyced.blogspot.com/2010/01/linux-performance-basics.html

JE> otherwise there's something wrong w/ your vm (?), disk i/o doesn't
JE> block incoming writes in cassandra

If the user has enough memory, can tmpfs (/tmp for example) be used for
the data and commitlog to produce results without disk I/O (so it can be
determined if disk I/O is the problem)?  I've done this with other
applications but don't know if it would work with Cassandra.

Ted


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