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From Benjamin>
Subject Re: multinode cluster wiki page
Date Sat, 03 Apr 2010 20:13:00 GMT
Seems like a lot of complexity for a very small win (how often do you
bootstrap new nodes?  if you only need a handful of seeds, what's all
that hard about listing them all on all nodes?).  I prefer simple and
predictable, and trying to do this with round robin DNS seems to be
neither, to me.


On Sat, Apr 3, 2010 at 12:55 PM, gabriele renzi <> wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 3, 2010 at 6:40 PM, Avinash Lakshman
> <> wrote:
>> We use anywhere from 3-5 seeds for clusters that have over 150 nodes. That
>> should suffice for larger sizes too since they are only for initial
>> discovery.
> would it make sense to just use a round robin dns on the available
> nodes and use that as seed?
> I do not have a clear understanding of the bootstrap mechanics but I
> have the impression that seed nodes do not have any special role, am I
> wrong?

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