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From Jonathan Ellis <>
Subject Re: A simple script that creates multi node clusters on a single machine.
Date Fri, 25 Feb 2011 15:26:27 GMT

On Wed, Feb 23, 2011 at 9:06 PM, Edward Capriolo <> wrote:
> On the mailing list and IRC there are many questions about Cassandra
> internals. I understand where the questions are coming from because it
> took me a while to get a grip on it.
> However if you have a laptop with a descent amount of RAM 2 GB is
> enough for 3-5 nodes, (4GB is better). You can kick up a multi-node
> cluster right on your laptop. Then you can test failure/eventual
> consistent scenarios such as (insert to node A, kill node B, join node
> C) till your hearts content.

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

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