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From Jonathan Ellis <>
Subject Re: Cassandra on flash storage
Date Tue, 08 Jun 2010 14:16:12 GMT
cassandra is designed to do less random i/o than b-tree based systems
like tokyo cabinet.  ssds are not as useful for most workloads.

On Mon, Jun 7, 2010 at 8:37 AM, Héctor Izquierdo <> wrote:
> Hi everyone.
> I wanted to know if anybody has had any experience with cassandra on flash
> storage. At work we have a cluster of 6 machines running Tokyotyrant on
> flash-io drives (320GB) each, but performance is not what we expected, and
> we'are having some issues with replication and availability. It's also hard
> to manage, and adding/removing nodes is pure hell.
> We can't afford test hardware with flash storage right now, so could
> somebody share his experience?
> Thank you very much
> Héctor Izquierdo

Jonathan Ellis
Project Chair, Apache Cassandra
co-founder of Riptano, the source for professional Cassandra support

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