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From Rob Coli <rc...@digg.com>
Subject Re: Cassandra Scaling Questions
Date Sat, 07 Aug 2010 00:09:06 GMT
On 8/5/10 1:42 AM, Oleg Anastasjev wrote:
>> 3.) When using the random partitioner how much difference should be expected
> (or has been observed) between nodes?  2%? 10%?
>
> This depends on data. It will distribute keys almost equal between nodes, nut
> sizes of row data could be different for different keys. In my case it was about
> 0.2%

It also depends on your replica placement strategy. Some of the 
strategies can result in uneven distribution with RandomPartitioner.

=Rob

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