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From Edward Capriolo <edlinuxg...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: 99.999% uptime - Operations Best Practices?
Date Wed, 22 Jun 2011 23:09:51 GMT
Committing to that many 9s is going to be impossible since as far as I
know no internet service provier will sla you more the 2 9s . You can
not have more uptime then your isp.

On Wednesday, June 22, 2011, Chris Burroughs <chris.burroughs@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 06/22/2011 05:33 PM, Les Hazlewood wrote:
>> Just to be clear:
>>
>> I understand that resources like [1] and [2] exist, and I've read them.  I'm
>> just wondering if there are any 'gotchas' that might be missing from that
>> documentation that should be considered and if there are any recommendations
>> in addition to these documents.
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Les
>>
>> [1] http://www.datastax.com/docs/0.8/operations/index
>> [2] http://wiki.apache.org/cassandra/Operations
>>
>
> Well if they new some secret gotcha the dutiful cassandra operators of
> the world would update the wiki.
>
> The closest thing to a 'gotcha' is that neither Cassandra nor any other
> technology is going to get you those nines.  Humans will need to commit
> to reading the mailing lists, following JIRA, and understanding what the
> code is doing.  And humans will need to commit to combine that
> understanding with monitoring and alerting to figure out all of the "it
> depends" for your particular case.
>

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