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From Juho Mäkinen <>
Subject Re: 10G Ethernet / Infiniband
Date Wed, 27 Oct 2010 06:29:13 GMT
The disks in cassandra node will most probably be your bottleneck. I'd
suggest (haven't tried, this is just based on my intuition) to invest
in SSD disks first and only after that think about going 10Gbps.

 - Garo

On Tue, Oct 26, 2010 at 10:11 PM, Wayne <> wrote:
> Is anyone out there using 10G Ethernet or Infiniband with Cassandra in a
> cluster where there is a noticeable increase in performance or reduced
> latency to warrant the cost of the faster network connections?
> Any experience or even rationale would help. We are considering Infiniband
> but are on the fence as to how much it would really improve performance and
> reduce latency (along with how stable CentOS 5.5 drivers would be).
> Thanks in advance for any information/feedback.

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